Guide to England's hills & mountains

Shining Tor

Shining Tor - Derbyshire

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Shining Tor is the 4525th highest peak in the British Isles and the 463rd tallest in England

Elevation

559.0 m (1834 ft)

Prominence

236.0 m (774 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Grass mound 6m East of small gate

Category

  • Marilyn
  • Dewey
  • Current County/UA Top
  • Administrative County Top

Hill / mountain range

Peak District

Nearest town

Buxton, Derbyshire

Notes & comments

Mound is 40cm higher than base of trig point 10m East at SJ 99464 73742

Wall probably marks the county boundary, so the county top is the trig point rather than the summit mound