Also known as:Wansfell
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Wainwright, HuMP, and sub Marilyn
(also Fellranger and Tump)
Height:486.9m (with a drop of 147.7m)
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY403051         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 3m W of cairn - photo
Notes:mound 130m NE at NY 40355 05275 is 0.83m lower and is Hill 3838, the 487m spot height on 1:50000 map
Daylight:dawn 05:19, sunrise 05:58, sunset 20:22, dusk 21:01

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Wansfell, from near Wansfell Pike
Wansfell, from near Wansfell Pike

This is Wainwright's preferred top for Wansfell. Birkett's Wansfell top, which is slightly lower, is a short way to the north east on the the other side of the wall.

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