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The Central Pennines Area , Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells Subarea
Feature count in area: 74, by county: : 72, Lancashire (CoA) Lancashire (CoU): 1, Yorkshire, West Riding (CoH) North Yorks: 1,
Highest Place: Whernside 736m

Starting Places in area The Central Pennines:

None for this area

Summits & other features in area The Central Pennines:
Abbot Hills 415m, Black Hill 468m, Brown Bank 435m, Great Close Hill 465m, Greenhow Hill Top 428m, High Crag 420m, Hoggs Hill 430m, Malham Moor 411m, Moughton 427m, The Old Pike 400m, Thwaite Scars 408m, Warrendale Knotts 440m, Weets Top 414m, Woodale Moss 459m
Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells: Addlebrough 481m, Aye Gill Pike 556m, Barbon Low Fell 438m, Birks Fell 610m, Blaydike Moss 510m, Blea Moor 535m, Brown Haw 584m, Buckden Pike 702m, Calf Top 609.6m, Cam Rakes [Oughtershaw Common] [Cocklee Fell] 503m, Castle Knott 538m, Clapham High Mark 527m, Cracoe Fell 507.8m, Darnbrook Fell 624m, Dead Man's Hill 545.1m, Dodd Fell Hill 668m, Drumaldrace 614m, Fountains Fell 668m, Fountains Fell South Top 662m, Gragareth 628m, Great Coum 687m, Great Haw 542m, Great Knoutberry Hill 672m, Great Whernside 704m, Green Hill 627.5m, Grizedales 553m, Harland Hill 535m, Height of Hazely [Carlton Moor] 553m, High Green Field Knott 603.2m, High Pike 537m, Horse Head Moor 609.3m, Ingleborough 724m, Kirkby Fell 546.4m, Lindley Moor 292m, Little Whernside 605m, Meugher 575m, Moss Drive 547m, Naughtberry Hill 573m, Park Fell 563m, Parson's Pulpit 538m, Pen-y-ghent 694m, Plover Hill 679.8m, Proctor High Mark 531m, Redshaw Moss [Snaizeholme Fell] 545m, Rombald's Moor [Ilkley Moor] 402m, Round Hill 409m, Rye Loaf Hill 547m, Sharp Haw 357m, Simon Fell 650m, Simon Fell North Top 626m, Simon's Seat 485m, Skipton Moor 373m, Smearsett Scar 363m, The Chevin 282m, Thorpe Fell Top 506m, Tor Mere Top 628m, Whernside 736m, Wold Fell 559m, Woldside 596m, Yockenthwaite Moor 643m

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Pen-y-ghent, 694m Mountain
Place Rating ..
, in British over 600m, British Marilyn Lists
Grid Reference SD83854 73382, OS 1:50k mapsheet 98
Place visited by: 17 members, recently by: rhw, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, oakesave, skyehigh, IainT, aifric_n04, Fergalh, peter1, PeakPaul, hivisibility, srr45, MichaelE, chalky, markmjcampion
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Longitude: -2.248739, Latitude: 54.15601, Easting: 383854, Northing: 473382, Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 975465 838299

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Pnyghn, 10 char: Penyghent

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Picture: Me and trig pillar
Another wonderful Yorkshire Hill
by Fergalh 15 Mar 2021
Park to south east beside cattle Grid and follow track west to a landmark called Churn Milk Hole. At this point the track heads north and the straightforward climb with a minor scramble begins. Eventually you reach the summit marked with a trig pillar. Linkback:
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Picture: Steep section of hill
Steep section of hill
by Fergalh 15 Mar 2021
This track to the summit forms part of the Pennine way and there is a very steep section just before the summit. It can be seen to the right of the wall in this photograph. Linkback:
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Unusual name
by Fergalh 15 Mar 2021
The highest mountain of the famous Yorkshire three peaks (Whernside & Ingleborough are the other two peaks) has a name derived from the extinct Cambriac language. It is said that this language which is very similar to Welsh and was spoken in the Cumbrian area was the native language of Britain before the Angle and Saxons arrived. Linkback:
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