Swyre Head

Swyre Head - Dorset
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Swyre Head is the 14565th highest peak in the British Isles and the 2592nd tallest in England


206.6 m (678 ft)


148.3 m (486 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica GS15


Top of tumulus


  • Hump
  • Tump (200-299m)
  • Submarilyn

Nearest town

Wareham, Dorset

OS map sheets

OS25: 015E (Purbeck and South Dorset)
OS50: 195 (Bournemouth & Purbeck, Wimborne Minster & Ringwood)

Notes & comments

Ground by trig point 100m NNW at SY 93376 78556 is 40cm lower than base of tumulus; ground just S of tumulus is engineered

Deleted from Marilyns June 2015