Rain Stang Hill Trig Point

Rain Stang Hill Trig Point

The Rain Stang Hill trig point is situated on a subsidary top of Woodale Moss in upper Nidderdale. It was built in 1953 as part of the third order of trig points.

Station Name: Rain Stang Hill
OSGB36 No: SE38T075
Date Built: 8th September 1953
Levelling Date: 1st November 1954
Historic Use: 3rd order
Current Use: None
Height (m): 453.804
Flush Bracket: S7707
TUK Ref No: TP5571
Grid Ref: SE080757
OS Map: OL30, 298
No. of Visits: 2

The trig point can be accessed from the south via a gate on In Moor Lane. Alternatively, it can be approached from Woodale Moss to the north by a stile in the wall to the south-east of the summit. The view is dominated by the moorland tops surrounding upper Nidderdale including Great Whernside, Little Whernside, Dead Man’s Hill and Great Haw.

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