Hampsfell (Wainwright summit)

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Wainwright Outlying Fell
Height:220m (with a drop of 1m)
Maps:OL7(S) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD399793         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:viewfinder on top of hospice
Notes:summit of HuMP (hill 5618) is limestone paving 120m N by E at SD 39960 79489
Daylight:dawn 03:55, sunrise 04:46, sunset 21:32, dusk 22:23

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The Hospice on Hampsfell
The Hospice on Hampsfell

Hampsfell lies above Grange-over-Sands and features some fine limestone pavement and, at the summit, the Hospice which was constructed in 1846 by the vicar of Cartmel. There is a viewpoint on its roof with a list of sights giving bearings and a viewfinder to help you locate them.

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