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South Central England Area
Feature count in area: 41, by county: : 39, Dorset (CoH) Dorset (CoA) Dorset (CoU): 1, Somerset (CoH) Somerset (CoA) Somerset (: 1,
Highest Place: Dunkery Beacon 519m

Starting Places in area South Central England:

None for this area

Summits & other features in area South Central England:
Beacon Batch 325m, Bleadon Hill [Loxton Hill] 176m, Brent Knoll 139m, Bulbarrow Hill 274m, Dundry Down 233m, Eggardon Hill 252m, Failand Hill 164m, Glastonbury Tor 158m, Hambledon Hill 192m, Hardown Hill 207m, Lambert's Castle Hill 258m, Lewesdon Hill 279m, Long Knoll 288m, Lyscombe Hill 262m, Nine Barrow Down 200m, Ridgeway Hill 199m, St Rayn Hill 238m, Swyre Head 208m, Telegraph Hill 267m, The Beacon 196m, The Verne 147m, Wavering Down 211m, Weston Down 113m, White Horse Hill 230m, Win Green 277m, Worlebury Hill 109m
Blackdown Hills: Staple Hill 315m
Exmoor: Black Mires 465m, Chains Barrow 487m, Dunkery Beacon 519m, Great Rowbarrow 510m, Horsen Hill 443m, Lype Hill 423m, Monkham Hill [Withycombe Common] 382m, Periton Hill 297m, Selworthy Beacon 308m, Thornemead Hill 412m, Treborough Common 412m, Winsford Hill 428m, Withypool Common 428m
Quantock Hills: Wills Neck 386m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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The Beacon, 196m Hill
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Grid Reference ST63285 23414, OS 1:50k mapsheet 183
Place visited by: 3 members, recently by: rhw, Fergalh, chalky
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Longitude: -2.524695, Latitude: 51.008924, Easting: 363285, Northing: 123414, Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 18.4km
ITM: 984088 487146


  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBcn, 10 char: The Beacon

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Picture: Trig and Beacon at summit
A beacon of sight....
by Fergalh 26 Nov 2020
Parking on Beacon lane for one to south east and go through gate for short walk to summit marked by a beacon and trig pillar. Surprisingly for a small hill extensive views to north as large drop off is a short distance away Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/B5428/comment/21571/
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