Killhope Cross

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Killhope Cross
Killhope Cross is located in Cumbria
Killhope Cross
Killhope Cross
Location of Killhope Cross
Elevation 627 m (2,057 ft)
Traversed by A689
Location Cornriggs, (Weardale) &
Nenthead, (Alston, Cumbria),
Coordinates 54°47′01″N 2°18′48″W / 54.7835°N 2.3132°W / 54.7835; -2.3132Coordinates: 54°47′01″N 2°18′48″W / 54.7835°N 2.3132°W / 54.7835; -2.3132

Killhope Cross (el. 627 m.) [1] is a mountain pass in the English Pennines. The pass divides Weardale to the east and Cumbria to the west. The road over the pass, the (A689) from Hartlepool to Carlisle, Cumbria, connects the towns of Cornriggs and Alston, Cumbria. It is the equal highest paved pass in England with the Harthope Moss approximately 10 miles to the south, on the other side of Burnhope Seat (747 m).

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