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Fundamental Benchmark Details & GPS Waypoint

The Wrekin 406.9m (1335ft)

Summit Feature: Triangulation pillar with 407.106m flush bracket height on summit area. Named as Wrekin in the OS Trig Database. Two options for the critical col exist as ground at SJ 805 227 and SJ 813 211 have a sot height of 97m. Although positioned in Shropshire a
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Befour, Britfour, Clem, County-tops-current, Notable, Four, Hardy, Hump, LRT, Marilyn, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SJ628080 (10 figure Grid Ref: SJ6280608093).
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: 38 - Shropshire (OS Maps 127)
Latitude: 52.6692666, Longitude: -2.551435, Height: 406.9 metres (1335 feet)
Prominence: 310 metres (1017 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0407.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 2843)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP6523 'Wrekin S2980' Grid Ref: SJ6280608093 Separation: 9m from Hill grid ref.

External Links for The Wrekin:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -The Wrekin on -Wrekin S2980 on

Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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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 Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams


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