Fundamental Benchmark Details & GPS Waypoint

Winter Hill 456m (1496ft)

Summit Feature: Triangulation pillar with 456.812m flush bracket height on summit area. Land at or near to summit is also named Rivington Moor on Ordnance Survey maps. Named as Rivington in the OS Trig Database.
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Clem, County-tops-current, Notable, Four, Hardy, Hump, Marilyn, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SD659149 (10 figure Grid Ref: SD6598214933).
The original GR data for this hill was only accurate to a 6 figure grid reference (c.a 100m).
We have used additional user / trigpoint data to bring it up to 10 figures.

UK Area: 36 - Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines (OS Maps 109)
Latitude: 53.6298158, Longitude: -2.5158595, Height: 456 metres (1496 feet)
Prominence: 218 metres (715 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0456.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 2819)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP5089 'Rivington S2999' Grid Ref: SD6598214933 Separation: 88m from Hill grid ref.

External Links for Winter Hill:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -Winter Hill on -Rivington S2999 on

Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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* The waypoint data in italics is only accurate to a 6 fig grid reference. Click here to learn how to help improve it.
Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams