All Details & GPS Waypoint

Winchelsea 40m (131ft)

Summit Feature: No feature: verge on SW side of road junction
Classification: P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: TQ903174 (10 figure Grid Ref: TQ9034417422).
UK Area: 42 - South-East England & the Isle of Wight (OS Maps 1:50k 189. 1:25k 124,125.)
Latitude: 50.92484, Longitude: 0.70705, Height: 40 metres (131 feet)
Prominence: 35 metres (115 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0040.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 18633)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Crowborough (242m, p159)

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Member's Comments on Winchelsea...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • Summit lies on the picturesque main street next to a tree where a sign reads Wesley gave his last sermon (the chapel was too small for the large crowd). The town stands on the site of a medieval town, which was lost to the sea. The town had a tidal harbour on the River Brede and was greatly involved in the wine trade and the extensive wine cellars under the town may still be visited on open days. Its prosperity was gradually sapped by the silting of its harbour, shifts in the pattern of trade and disasters such as war and plague. By the middle of the 16th century, it had been left high and dry. In 2012 the village had the slowest broadband speed in the United Kingdom. Spike Milligan is buried here with the words "I told you I was ill" on his headstone but the diocese refused to allow this epitaph.and so a compromise was reached with it written in Irish.
  • JohnR says...
  • Parked in Winchelsea village and walked past the impressive St Thomas' Church to the hill summit and then onto the Trigpoint nearby - 24/10/2016.
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Winchelsea has been climbed by...

Adrian Andrew Brown Areluctant-triggeR bramley Chris Pearson citygent Griefmiester Ian Baines JohnR jonglew ngthack rhw Rhys Thomas stevent0809


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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills


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