Corndon Hill

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Corndon Hill
Mitchells Fold - - 558529.jpg
Corndon Hill above the Mitchells Fold stone circle
Elevation 513 m (1,683 ft)
Prominence 201 m (659 ft)
Parent peak Stiperstones
Listing Marilyn
Location Powys, Wales
Range Shropshire Hills
OS grid SO306969
Topo map OS Landranger 137

Corndon Hill is a hill in Powys, Mid Wales, whose summit rises to 513 m above sea level.

It is surrounded on three sides by the English county of Shropshire and forms a prominent landmark in the Wales-England border. Corndon's prominent western edge appears to form a separate hill and is known locally as Lan Fawr (Welsh: 'Big Hill').

The Bronze Age stone circles of Mitchell's Fold and the now largely destroyed The Whetstones lie at the foot of the hill within Shropshire.

Corndon Hill is often used as a launch site by paraglider pilots, usually in an easterly wind.


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Coordinates: 52°33′56″N 3°01′31″W / 52.56548°N 3.02528°W / 52.56548; -3.02528