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Markbeech Hill 149m (489ft)

Classification: Hill Trigpoint, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: TQ477425 (10 figure Grid Ref: TQ4775842534).
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. 1:25k 147.)
Latitude: 51.1629779, Longitude: 0.1118124, Height: 149 metres (489 feet)
Prominence: 31 metres (102 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0149.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 18506)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Crowborough (242m, p159)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP4006 'Markbeech' Grid Ref: TQ4775842534 Separation: 88m from Hill grid ref.

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  • '0149.-' TQ477425 Markbeech Hill (149m, p31)

Member's Comments on Markbeech Hill...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • Up field passing top cottage other side of hedge. The Kentish horse flag of Kent (prancing white horse on red background) is neatly painted on each side of the bright white trig. The story associated with this flag is that sometime after the Norman invasion William was ambushed in the forest that then existed outside Strood astride the London Road (the modern A2). Wiliam's escort were overpowered and he found himself at the mercy of a group of outlawed Saxon nobles. In exchange for his freedom they were pardoned and as the men of Kent had overpowered the conqueror the county was given the right to use its old emblem and the new motto 'Invicta', 'Unconquered'. The pub is Markbech is called the Kentish Horse.
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Markbeech Hill has been climbed by...

Carole Chris Pearson craftinessa Griefmiester JohnR micks trigs ngthack rhw stevent0809 swampysean


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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills