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Standard Hill 87m (285ft)

Classification: Hill Trigpoint, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: TQ699127 (10 figure Grid Ref: TQ6998812741).
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 199. 1:25k 124.)
Latitude: 50.8891445, Longitude: 0.4154949, Height: 87 metres (285 feet)
Prominence: 33 metres (108 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0087.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 18598)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Crowborough (242m, p159)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP4502 'Ninfield Reservoir' Grid Ref: TQ6998812741 Separation: 97m from Hill grid ref.

External Links for Standard Hill:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -Standard Hill on -Ninfield Reservoir 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 Standard Hill...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • Named Standard Hill as said to be the place that William the Conqueror placed his flag after the Battle of Hastings. Alternatively (and a less trumpeted) claim to fame for the surrounding village of Ninfield is that it once featured in a Goon Show sketch broadcast by the BBC in 1956. In the sketch the 16th century residents of Ninfield were left terrified when two carriers of the titular plague, which caused the seats of peoples' trousers to "burn out", arrived in the village. The episode was written by Spike Milligan, a sometime resident of East Sussex.
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Standard Hill has been climbed by...

Adrian Andrew Brown Areluctant-triggeR Carole Chris Pearson Griefmiester jonglew micks trigs rhw slateloose 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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