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Blackrod 161m (528ft)

Summit Feature: No feature: ground by church wall on small car park
Classification: P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SD613110 (10 figure Grid Ref: SD6133011057).
UK Area: 36 - Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines (OS Maps 1:50k 109. 1:25k 276,287.)
Latitude: 53.594664, Longitude: -2.585735, Height: 161 metres (528 feet)
Prominence: 48 metres (157 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0161.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 16791)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Winter Hill (456m, p218)

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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills

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Member's Comments on Blackrod...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • Blackrod stands on an important Roman road from London to the North. Situated on high ground with a commanding view it is believed that a Roman Fort was built here. Blackrod was once a major coal mining centre with at least seven pits in the village and over a thousand miners. Today the summit church stands out when travelling along the M61.
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Blackrod has been climbed by...

alan caine Andrew Brown bramley Chris Pearson cjo Colin Crawford David Gradwell Dugswell2 edgradwell iwc lonesome_cowboy_burt oakesave painterman PJ Yue rhw staton75 stevent0809 tithrogel 2011

 

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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills