Featherbed Moss

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Featherbed Moss
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Cairn on Featherbed Moss at the track junction to Lady Cross
Highest point
Elevation541 m (1,775 ft) [1]
Prominence10 m[1]
Parent peakBlack Hill[2]
Coordinates53°30′25″N 1°55′53″W / 53.5070°N 1.9314°W / 53.5070; -1.9314Coordinates: 53°30′25″N 1°55′53″W / 53.5070°N 1.9314°W / 53.5070; -1.9314
LocationDerbyshire, England
Parent rangePeak District
OS gridSE046011
Topo mapOS Landranger 110; OL1W

Featherbed Moss is a flat-topped hill, 541 metres (1,775 ft) high, in the Peak District in the county of Derbyshire in England.[1] It is sometimes mistakenly thought to be a joint county top.[2]


Featherbed Moss is a treeless, domed summit covered by moist peaty moorland vegetation. It rises south of Chew Reservoir. To the south the land falls increasingly steeply into the Torside Reservoir and, to the east into the ravine of the Crowden Great Brook through which the Pennine Way runs from north to south.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Featherbed Moss at themountainguide.co.uk. Retrieved 10 Mar 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Featherbed Moss at www.hill-bagging.co.uk. Retrieved 10 Mar 2016.