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The Lake District Summits the Definitive List Details & GPS Waypoint

Chains Barrow 487.1m (1598ft)

Summit Feature: Triangulation pillar with 487.597m flush bracket height on summit area. Land at or near to summit is also named The Chains on Ordnance Survey maps. Also recorded on Ordnance Survey maps as Exe Head Hill (OS Draft Surveyor's map) and Ex Head Hill (OS 'Ol
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Befour, Britfour, Clem, Four, NHToEW, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SS734419 (10 figure Grid Ref: SS7345741904).
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: 41 - South Central England (OS Maps 180)
Latitude: 51.1623539, Longitude: -3.8110882, Height: 487.1 metres (1598 feet)
Prominence: 65.3 metres (214 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0487.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 17920)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP1371 'Chains Barrow' Grid Ref: SS7345741904 Separation: 57m from Hill grid ref.

External Links for Chains Barrow:
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Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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  • '0487.-' SS734419 Chains Barrow (487m, p65.3)

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Chains Barrow's Nearby Routes...

Exmoor - The Chains (ninthace)


Chains Barrow has been climbed by...

amblerbob Andrew Brown areelle Carole Chris Pearson DanTrig Dave.johnson david gradwell edgradwell Exe-Eagle IainT IsaacP jimp Jo310 jonglew Karen Nash Lonewanderer micks trigs moorsman ninthace ogirl outlawcatcher pat1940 PeterD PGCE rhw slateloose stevent0809 Ted Richards THE KOSCIOWS


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