Hollybush Hill

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For other places with the same name, see Hollybush Hill (disambiguation).
Hollybush Hill
View N from western peak of Ragged Stone Hill - geograph.org.uk - 35228.jpg
Midsummer Hill and Hollybush Quarry from Ragged Stone Hill
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Location
Location Malvern Hills, England
OS grid SO760375
Topo map OS Landranger 150
Geology
Type Igneous, Metamorphic
Age of rock Pre-Cambrian
Climbing
Easiest route Hiking

Hollybush Hill is situated in the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. It lies to the east of Midsummer Hill. It has an elevation of 242 metres (794 ft).

History[edit]

It is the site of an Iron Age hill fort which spans Hollybush Hill and Midsummer Hill. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned by Natural England. It can be accessed via a footpath which leads south from the car park at British Camp on the A449 or a footpath which heads north from the car park in Hollybush on the A438.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Children, G Nash, G (1994) Prehistoric Sites of Herefordshire Logaston Press ISBN 1-873827-09-1

Further reading[edit]

  • Bowden, Mark; Field, David; Winton, Helen (2005). The Malvern Hills: an ancient landscape. English Heritage. ISBN 1-873592-82-5. 
  • Children, George; Nash, George (1994). Prehistoric Sites of Herefordshire. Logaston Press. ISBN 1-873827-09-1. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°02′07″N 2°21′02″W / 52.0353°N 2.3505°W / 52.0353; -2.3505