SK5014 : Beacon Hill

taken 24 years ago, near to Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire, Great Britain

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Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill
The popular "highest hill" in Leicestershire, it is actually out topped by Bardon Hill, but the lack of quarrying and easy access makes Beacon Hill a favourite, and it is often erroneously given the title in print. The summit is a series of hornstone crags, probably the slipperiest, most easily polished stone ever climbed upon. The surrounding country park is a welcome and expanding island in the keepout sign infested Charnwood Forest.
I used to be lucky to live within running distance of here.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 May, 1994   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 10 January, 2006
Rock Feature > Crags   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 509 148 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.7073N 1:14.8634W
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