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Billinge Hill 179.3m (588ft)

Summit Feature: Ground 10m N of stone tower. Note: 15cm higher than high ground, 30m S, by trig point. Stone tower may have been built above natural summit. Ground around its perimeter may be as high.
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Clem, County-tops-administrative, County-tops-current, Hardy, Hump, LRT, Marilyn, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SD525014 (10 figure Grid Ref: SD5255501458).
UK Area: 36 - Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines (OS Maps 1:50k 108. 1:25k 285E.)
Latitude: 53.50767, Longitude: -2.71685, Height: 179.3 metres (588 feet)
Prominence: 151 metres (495 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0179.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 2829)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP0611 'Billinge' Grid Ref: SD5256001425 Separation: 33m from Hill grid ref.

Associated Child Hill(s):
   Ashurst's Beacon (172m, p59);    Billinge Hill (N Top) (169m, p3);    Crank Hill (96m, p35);    Hag Brow (97m, p11);    Hutchinson's Hill (43m, p36);    Knowsley Park (100m, p58);    Melling Mount (36m, p3);    Woolton Hill (89m, p57);

External Links for Billinge Hill:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -Billinge Hill on hill-bagging.co.uk... -Billinge on trigpointinguk.com...

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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  • '0179.P' SD525014 Billinge Hill (179m, p151)

Member's Comments on Billinge Hill...

  • WayneMac01 says...
  • Started walk to this trig from Upholland train station and done along with the north top
  • Summiteer says...
  • Visited this in 1990. Easy access from nearby Crank Road. The structure on the summit, which is often referred to as a beacon tower, began life as a summerhouse for nearby Winstanley Hall. Underneath Billinge Hill is a nuclear bunker, which would have been used by the Royal Observer Corps, to monitor detonations of atomic bombs across South Lancashire, and predict the distribution of nuclear fallout, in the event of a war.
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