Knipescar Common

Knipescar Common - Cumbria
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Knipescar Common is the 10221st highest peak in the British Isles and the 1405th tallest in England

Also known as

Knipe Scar


342.0 m (1122 ft)


8.0 m (26 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


No feature


Hill / mountain range

Lake District FE

Nearest town

Penrith, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 005S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

35cm higher than circular OS trig point with brass bolt 40m NW at NY 52636 19146; Birkett gives sunken trig point as summit

Abney survey in conjunction with old map data would suggest hill 7902 is c 20cm higher