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The Lake District Summits the Definitive List Details & GPS Waypoint

Brown Willy 419.9m (1377ft)

Summit Feature: Triangulation pillar with 420.014m flush bracket height on summit area. This summit is part of High Moor. Highest point of Bodmin Moor and in the county of Cornwall.
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Befour, Britfour, Clem, County-tops-administrative, County-tops-historic, County-tops-current, Four, Hardy, Hump, Marilyn, NHToEW, SuperSummit, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SX158799 (10 figure Grid Ref: SX1586979998).
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: 40 - Cornwall & Devon (OS Maps 201)
Latitude: 50.5906087, Longitude: -4.6027045, Height: 419.9 metres (1377 feet)
Prominence: 314 metres (1030 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0420.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 2881)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP0972 'Brown Willy' Grid Ref: SX1586979998 Separation: 120m from Hill grid ref.

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Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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Brown Willy List & GPS Waypoints:

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Member's Comments on Brown Willy...

  • Nick Wakelam says...
  • Very good free CP to NW. Over Rough Tor first; ascending Brown Willy on good path from NW. Maybe not as impressive a top as Rough Tor; but quieter (as further for folks to walk from car park). Excellent views. Didn't find the letterbox; but didn't try very hard either. Continued south over Brownwilly Downs on good path to bag Butter's Tor.
    PS Highly recommend the Bettle & Chisel pub at Delabole - very good value B&B; good beer and friendly staff.
  • JohnR says...
  • Helen, Josh, Lucy, Molly and myself worked our way down from Rough Tor through the bracken and the rocks and then followed the path up to the Trigpoint on the summit of Brown Willy. We had a pastie and then after returning to the carpark enjoyed a paddle in the refreshing stream - 25/07/2017.
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Brown Willy has been climbed by...

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