Saturday, 1 July 2000

Green Hill

Green Hill from the lower slopes of Gragareth
Height: 628m (2,060ft)
Prominence: 24m (79ft)
Region: Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt
Summit feature: Pile of stones
Times climbed: 1
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A modest pile of stones marks the top
Green Hill is located above Cowan Bridge, near Kirkby Lonsdale, It forms the watershed between the River Dee and the Leck Beck: both are tributaries of the River Lune.

A walkers' guide cites Green Hill as the county top for Lancashire, lying on the border with Cumbria, though Ordnance Survey data record Green Hill as one metre shorter than Gragareth, about 2 kilometres south-west. Gragareth's summit trig point lies a couple of hundred yards within Lancashire.

The summit of Green Hill, although relatively dull in itself, provides many excellent views in all directions ranging from the Howgill Fells and Lakeland fells to the north, the Pennines in the east, and a majority of North Yorkshire to the south.

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