Turners Hill, West Midlands

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This article is about Turners Hill, West Midlands. For the village of that name in West Sussex, see Turners Hill.
Turners Hill
Turner's Hill - geograph.org.uk - 369602.jpg
Two radio transmission towers at the summit
Highest point
Elevation271 m (889 ft)
ListingCounty top
Coordinates52°29′46″N 2°02′50″W / 52.4962°N 2.04709°W / 52.4962; -2.04709Coordinates: 52°29′46″N 2°02′50″W / 52.4962°N 2.04709°W / 52.4962; -2.04709
Geography
Turners Hill is located in West Midlands county
Turners Hill
Turners Hill
Location of Turners Hill in the West Midlands
LocationRowley Regis, West Midlands, England
Parent rangeRowley Hills
OS gridSO969887
Topo mapOS Explorer 219
Geology
Age of rockSilurian (Wenlock)
Mountain typeSedimentary

Turners Hill or Turner's Hill is the highest hill in the county of West Midlands, United Kingdom at 269 metres (883 ft) above sea level.[1] The hill is situated in Rowley Regis, near the boundary with Dudley.

The hill can be seen from many miles away, and offers good views to Clent Hills, Kinver Edge, Shatterford Hill, Barr Beacon and on a clear day to the Shropshire and Malvern Hills. There are good views of the hill from the M5 Motorway between Junctions 1 and 2.

Features[edit]

There are working quarries on the southern end of the hill that are used to obtain diabase.[2]

On top of the hill are two large radio transmission towers which can be seen for many miles.[3]

Dudley Golf Club is also situated on the hill.[4]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2013-04-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-396000-288000/page/18
  3. ^ http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/turners-hill.php
  4. ^ http://www.dudleygolfclub.com/contact/

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