Win Green Down

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Win Green
Wingreen Hill Wiltshire UK.jpg
Wingreen Hill, the highest point of Cranborne Chase
Highest point
Elevation277 m (909 ft)
Parent peakLong Knoll
Coordinates50°59′08″N 2°06′29″W / 50.9856°N 2.1081°W / 50.9856; -2.1081Coordinates: 50°59′08″N 2°06′29″W / 50.9856°N 2.1081°W / 50.9856; -2.1081
Geography
Win Green is located in Wiltshire
Win Green
Win Green
Location in Wiltshire
LocationWiltshire,  England
Parent rangeNorth Wessex Downs
OS gridST927209
Topo mapOS Landranger 184

Win Green Down at grid reference ST927209 in south-western Wiltshire, England is a 26.0 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest, notified in 1971.

Its summit, Win Green, is at grid reference ST924205 and is the highest point of Cranborne Chase at 277 metres (909 ft). There are extensive views, with Bournemouth, the Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Glastonbury Tor, the Mendips, the Quantocks and Milk Hill all visible in clear conditions. It is classed as a Marilyn, and is a landmark due to the clump of trees on the high point. The parent peak is Long Knoll.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackson, Mark (July 2010). "More Relative Hills of Britain" (PDF). Marilyn News Centre. p. 143. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 October 2013.

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