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Encyclopedia > Brown Clee Hill
Brown Clee Hill

Brown Clee Hill, looking towards Abdon Burf
Elevation: 540 m (1772 ft)
Location: Shropshire, England
Prominence: 373 m
Topo map: OS Landranger 138
OS grid reference: SO593865
Listing: Marilyn, County Top

Brown Clee Hill is a hill in the rural English county of Shropshire. Its summit is the highest point in Shropshire, at 540 metres above sea level. It is one of the Clee Hills, and is in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Image File history File links Brown_Clee_Hill. ... A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. ... The metre (Commonwealth English) or meter (American English) (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a meter. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... In topography, prominence, also known as autonomous height, relative height, shoulder drop or prime factor (in Europe), is a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains. ... Example of a topographic map with contour lines Topographic maps, also called contour maps, topo maps or topo quads (for quadrangles), are maps that show topography, or land contours, by means of contour lines. ... Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Peak bagging (also hill bagging, mountain bagging, or among enthusiasts, just bagging) is a popular activity for hillwalkers and mountaineers in which they attempt to reach the summit of each peak in a region above some height, or having a particular feature. ... A Marilyn is a hill with a relative height of at least 150 metres, regardless of absolute height or other merit. ... This is a list of metropolitan counties, non-metropolitan counties and unitary authorities of England by their highest point. ... A hill in Hungary with a hillside vintage garden For the landform that extends less than 600 metres above the surrounding terrain and that is smaller than a mountain, see the mountain article. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... The metre (Commonwealth English) or meter (American English) (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... Titterstone Clee Hill from Ludlow Castle The Clee Hills are a range of hills in Shropshire, England, consisting of Brown Clee Hill (540m), the highest peak in Shropshire, and Titterstone Clee Hill (533m). ... The Shropshire Hills area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). ... Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a United Kingdom. ...


Nearby towns are Ludlow, Cleobury Mortimer, Church Stretton, Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock. Brown Clee lies a few miles north of its neighbour, Titterstone Clee Hill. The highest peak of the hill is Abdon Burf, at 540 metres high. Much more of Brown Clee is private land than on Titterstone Clee, and large areas are covered with coniferous plantations. Map sources for Ludlow at grid reference SO5174 Feathers Hotel, Ludlow (Photo by Mick Knapton) Ludlow is a town in Shropshire, situated almost on the border between England and Wales. ... Map sources for Cleobury Mortimer at grid reference SO6775 Cleobury Mortimer (pronounced Clib-bury Mort-imer) is a small rural town in Shropshire, England, with a population of 2,774 according to the 2001 census. ... Church Stretton is a town in South Shropshire, Shropshire, England. ... Map sources for Bridgnorth at grid reference SO7193 High Town from the River Severn Bridgnorth is a town in Shropshire, England, at grid reference SO717929. ... Much Wenlock is a town in Shropshire, England. ... Titterstone Clee Hill is a hill in the rural English county of Shropshire, rising at the summit to 533 metres above sea level. ...


Several air traffic control radar masts on the summit of the hill can be seen for many miles. Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs) at Schiphol Airport Air Traffic Control (ATC) is a service provided by ground based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and in the air to ensure safe, orderly and expeditious traffic flow. ...


The common is locally known as Nordy Bank, and features the remaining ring where an Iron Age fort once stood.


External links

  • Computer generated summit panorama Brown Clee Hill index

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Brown Clee Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (193 words)
Brown Clee Hill is a hill in the rural English county of Shropshire.
It is one of the Clee Hills, and is in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Brown Clee lies a few miles north of its neighbour, Titterstone Clee Hill.
Clee Hills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (453 words)
The Clee Hills are a range of hills in Shropshire, England, consisting of Brown Clee Hill (540m), the highest peak in Shropshire, and Titterstone Clee Hill (533m).
The hills mark a clear eastern boundary to the Shropshire Hills, and are just west of the Severn Valley between Bridgnorth and Bewdley.
The hills seem to form a "gateway" from the built up areas of the West Midlands to the hills and rural landscape of Wales and are at the heart of the Welsh Marches.
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