Name:Basford Bank
Hill number:17031
Height:299m / 981ft
Parent (Ma):2846  Burrow
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SO 39408 85237
Summit feature:no feature
Col:264m  SO397849  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
(1:25k) 216 217
Observations:flat summit area
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 27 users)ByDate of Ascent
A quick nip across the fields. Part of a round taking in Oaker,Burrow,Basford Bank and Hopesay Hill.greboicus30/04/2022
Parked in Hopesay for a circuit of 6 Tumps: Oaker Wood, Short Wood, Lynchgate Hill, Basford Bank, Wart Hill and Hopesay Hill. Approx 14km.PGCE23/12/2021
Short walk from the roadside - parking possible in the reservoir entrance ( Rivet BM N side of the entrance, near the fence angle ). HP just E of a small phone mast.DanMaisieBex15/02/2020
Jump over the gate and along an avenue of hay bales. Very easy.Campbell Singer22/12/2019
A couple of minutes needed at most for this one. Short walk through field scattered with silage bales up to area near mast.Herbert Anchovy20/11/2019
Farm worker happy to let me go up the hill.Adrian19/11/2019
By the tourist route. Star Wars like thingy by topfasgadh13/10/2019
From reservoir gate to small mast in field which had not been there long?KC05/10/2018
Quick ascent from reservoir gate.PeterD22/04/2018
6 of 8 after spending the night in the car at the kangaroo inn pub I was up bright and early to bag oaker wood, Bates barn hill, burrow, short wood, lynchgate hill, Basford bank, wart hill and hopesay hill. 11.7 miles in 5 hours and it didnít stop raining all dayThe-Z-Man17/04/2018
Fourth of an excellent circuit of tumps from Hopesay on a beautiful Spring day. From Short Wood headed NW over several fallen trees until out of the wood, then down to road junction and up lane. Top easily accessible and good views down the valley. Onward to Wart Hill.milimana23/04/2017
Parked by ST Gate , just a quick walk up the field.heavyhorses11/03/2017
In newly cut hay field near covered reservoir. Low cloud and rain obscured the view.Denise 28/07/2016
Easy access from gate beside resr. enclosure. Very indistint top to the level hay field. Good views of Burrow.RichardM28/07/2016
Quick ascent from field gate. Reservoir gateway taken by Water Company van. Farmer was working in field so as we were blocking gate we left quickly. With TJBtrimarc226/07/2016
2 mins if that. Gate to side of resv compound. Sheep were a tad unusually large flock in this field. Burrow actually looks worthy from here. 5th top of day with Laura.w.stig_nest06/05/2016
With stig_nest. Can't say I remember this one!Laura.W06/05/2016
A small diversion from a circular walk (Basford Bank, Wart Hill and Hopesay Common/Hill) from Hopesay village.summitsup09/11/2014
Parked by entrance to reservoir. Over the gate and about 50 yards across a field.clivevilla12/10/2014
From NNE, gate, parking by covered resr RHW22/09/2013
On Shropshire Way.arranc22/08/1993
Martin R02/09/2022
Wycombe Wanderer31/05/2022
andrew brown16/06/2017
Alan Caine25/03/2017