Rowley's Hill

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Rowley's Hill
Rowley's Hill Obelisk.jpg
The obelisk on the NE top of Rowley's Hill
Highest point
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Prominence c. 33 m
Coordinates 52°07′38″N 0°04′54″E / 52.12722°N 0.08173°E / 52.12722; 0.08173Coordinates: 52°07′38″N 0°04′54″E / 52.12722°N 0.08173°E / 52.12722; 0.08173
Location Cambridgeshire, England
OS grid TL426497
Topo map OS Landranger 154

Rowley's Hill is a hill in Cambridgeshire, near the villages of Harston and Newton. Although of only moderate height (50 m/164 ft), it has a relatively large prominence due to it being surrounded on all sides by a 'moat' of much lower land. It therefore stands separate from the other hills in the region and has a distinctive appearance.

The hill has a north east top, St Margaret's Mount (52°08′10″N 0°06′20″E / 52.1362°N 0.1056°E / 52.1362; 0.1056), on top of which is an obelisk. It is a memorial to Gregory Wale, of Little Shelford, of the eighteenth century.