Great Coum

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Great Coum
Great Coum is located in Yorkshire Dales
Great Coum
Great Coum
Highest point
Elevation 687 m (2,254 ft)
Prominence 221 m (725 ft)
Parent peak Whernside
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Coordinates 54°14′48″N 2°27′39″W / 54.2467°N 2.4607°W / 54.2467; -2.4607Coordinates: 54°14′48″N 2°27′39″W / 54.2467°N 2.4607°W / 54.2467; -2.4607
Geography
Location
Yorkshire Dales, England
OS grid SD700835

Great Coum is a hill in the Yorkshire Dales. Despite this, it lies in Cumbria.

Its neighbours include Crag Hill, Green Hill and Gragareth.

It can be ascended from Dent to the north, or a considerable head start can be achieved by taking the minor road to White Shaw Moss (SD723821) and starting from there, a trick which leaves the walker with about two and a half miles to walk but only seven hundred feet to climb.