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William’s Hill 132m (433ft)

Classification: P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: TQ697684 This data is currently only accurate to a 6 figure grid reference (c.a 100m).
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UK Area: 42 - South-East England & the Isle of Wight (OS Maps 1:50k 177,178. 1:25k 148,163.)
Latitude: 51.389268, Longitude: 0.437622, Height: 132 metres (433 feet)
Prominence: 39 metres (128 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0132.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 18536)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Botley Hill (270m, p209)

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  • '0132.-' TQ697684* William’s Hill (132m, p39)

Member's Comments on William’s Hill...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • FP from the north down fields crossing the M20 then alongside the HS1 Eurostar railway. Impressive woosh as a couple of trains hurtled past in a blur, just a fence away. Tried to rush to beat encroaching darkness, not easy with a cold. Went along the summit ridge over the relocated top to visit the surprisingly large and grand mausoleum – built by the Earls of Darnley when their traditional Westminster Abbey vault became full. the 3rd Earl, specified a square stone building with a 'prominent pyramid' surrounded by a dry moat - cost of 9,000 (well over 1 million in today’s prices). For reasons that remain unclear, possibly involving a dispute with the Bishop of Rochester, it was never consecrated, so was never used for burial.The mausoleum increasingly became the target of vandals, whose attacks climaxed on 5 November 1980 when a tremendous blaze in the crypt brought down the floor of the chapel, damaged and blackened much of the interior and destroyed the elegant outer staircase. 5m from the Heritage Lottery Fund was obtained for renovation and now cared for (fenced off) by NT
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