Name:Beacon Knap
Hill number:18232
Height:132m / 433ft
Parent (Ma):2896  Lewesdon Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SY 51847 88373
Summit feature:ground 25m N of trig point in hedge
Col:86m  SY527882  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 194
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 30 users)ByDate of Ascent
Same route as PGCE from Vurlands animal farm car park. My 800th English 100-199m hill and 400th English and Welsh hill this year.PeterD17/12/2023
Parked in Swyre. FP all the way to the hp field. No need to walk along road.Andrew Pearson28/09/2023
Awkward, unpleasant bag from gate to E. Last hill before going to holiday let in West Bay. It looks to me as this could be claimed as a drive-over bag- trig in hedge, road cut into natural grond etc etcpwheeler03/06/2023
As fosal29: Easy parking East in Vurlands Farm Shop car park. Short walk West along busy road to enter field at ROW. Along inside of hedge to hidden trig & HP a few metres into field.PGCE23/04/2021
Easy parking East in Vurlands Farm Shop car park. Short walk West along busy road to enter field at ROW. Along inside of hedge to hidden trig & HP a few meters into feild.fosal2930/10/2019
Parked at 52068 88323, up field edge inside hedge then across from trig to high point.clivevilla26/03/2019
Entered via field gate to east to bag trig in hedge and summit on a sunny afternoon.Dugswell225/03/2019
Some people enter the field of hedge funds. Some people just enter fields and hedges. Both activities equally baffling to most of the population.Chris Pearson10/03/2019
Field with a crop of barley - luckily there were tractor tracks from the gate all the way to the summit - visit possible w/o any damage to standing crop. Trig point now fully enclosed in vegetation and barely visibleM3WDD14/07/2018
Summit on N side of road trig buried in thick hedgeTony Hartry07/09/2017
Parked at field gate 220m E, walked back along N side hedgerow. Field recently ploughed, 30m or so of thick clay to be crossed for HP after finding trig pillar in hedgerow.jonglew21/10/2015
With Pam on her birthday while staying at Litton Cheney YH on trig baggers weekendvegibagger28/03/2015
by hedge in fieldAdrian29/01/2012
Martin R05/09/2021
Swindon Bagger17/05/2018
Glasgow Girl17/05/2018
Edwin Gradwell13/05/2018
George Gradwell13/05/2018
David Gradwell13/05/2018
Alan Caine27/03/2015
Mark Sims27/11/2014