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High Field 354m (1161ft)

Summit Feature: No feature: ground a few metres E of path. Note: summit 320m SW at SK 15936 72303 is as high but probably on man-made ground.
Classification: P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SK161724 (10 figure Grid Ref: SK1619372497).
UK Area: 36 - Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines (OS Maps 1:50k 119. 1:25k OL24E.)
Latitude: 53.24926, Longitude: -1.75878, Height: 354 metres (1161 feet)
Prominence: 40 metres (131 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0354.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 16610)

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Member's Comments on High Field...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • Steeply up from the 18th century Litton Mill (now holiday lets)where city orphans in the late 1700s worked under the notorious Ellis Needham in awful conditions from 5am - 10pm. The mill was powered by the water of the River Wye, using Richard Arkwright's water frame for spinning cotton(before steam power in the Lancashire mills took over in 1810. Rainbow trout under the footbridge. Climbed above the lit Litton tunnel (many cyclists and walkers out on the Monsal Trail) passing covered old lead mines A lone tree near the summit stands out from miles away. Worked our way west aiming for Priestcliffe Hill next as part of a 20km walk from Ashford on a hot July day
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Andrew Brown Carole Chris Pearson chrisd101 David Evans Denise Dugswell2 IainT moorsman ngthack oakesave PeterD PGCE rhw staton75 steverowland Weathereagle Wycombe Wanderer


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