TR1637 : Summerhouse Hill

taken 2 years ago, near to Etchinghill, Kent, Great Britain

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Summerhouse Hill
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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 February, 2021
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1667 3772 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.8698N 1:5.5899E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1578 3790
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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