TR1637 : Footpath beside Summerhouse Hill

taken 11 years ago, near to Etchinghill, Kent, Great Britain

Footpath beside Summerhouse Hill
Footpath beside Summerhouse Hill
A path leads from the Tolsford Hill byway, past Little Stone Wood before heading around the hill towards Frogholt.
Summerhouse Hill

Summerhouse Hill is a chalk hill near Folkestone in Kent. It forms part of the North Downs and reaches a height of 148 metres above sea level. The hill has a distinctive conical shape and lies detached from the main escarpment of the Downs. The hill's name derives from a gazebo which was built on the summit of the hill by the Drake-Brockman family who used to own the land. However, the gazebo was burnt to the ground by a prankster on Guy Fawkes night in 1935, and the land has passed into the ownership of the Ministry of Defence who use it for army training.

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Saturday, 13 November, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 15 November, 2010
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Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 165 376 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.8571N 1:5.4604E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 165 377
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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