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Argos Hill 184m (604ft)

Classification: Hill Trigpoint, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: TQ570283 (10 figure Grid Ref: TQ5701928315).
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: 42 - South-East England & the Isle of Wight (OS Maps 1:50k 188,199. 1:25k 135.)
Latitude: 51.0327523, Longitude: 0.2379757, Height: 184 metres (604 feet)
Prominence: 30 metres (98 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0184.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 18438)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Crowborough (242m, p159)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP0121 'Argos Hill S8126' Grid Ref: TQ5701928315 Separation: 24m from Hill grid ref.

External Links for Argos Hill:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -Argos Hill on -Argos Hill S8126 on

Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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Member's Comments on Argos Hill...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • The summit windmill (10 steps from the trig at top of a large garden) is at Feb 2015 undergoing major renovation by The Friends of Argos Hill Windmill, with lottery funding. I spoke to a scaffolder on site (with gates open) who explained it was a tricky shape to work on! The windmill has four patent sails (or "sweeps" as they are known in the South East). Each sail has 51 shutters which as the wind speed increases automatically open to allow the wind to spill through, which allows them to maintain a fairly constant speed. Patent sails are regarded as the pinnacle of windmill sail design. Nearby is Argos Hill Tunnel on the old railway (Cuckoo Line) which isn't really a tunnel but a skew bridge (a bridge that passes obliquely under or over a road) which was cut and covered rather than bored. It is however, underground, so it still gets listed on Subterranea Britanicca whose members study and investigate man-made and man-used underground places — from mines to railway tunnels, military defences to nuclear bunkers and everything in between. Intriguing website !
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Argos Hill has been climbed by...

Andrew Brown Areluctant-triggeR Carole Chris Pearson Griefmiester JohnR jonglew micks trigs nordicstar rhw stevent0809


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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 the Database of British and Irish Hills


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