The Roaches

The Roaches - Staffordshire
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The Roaches is the 5891st highest peak in the British Isles and the 670th tallest in England


505.0 m (1657 ft)


123.0 m (404 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Benchmarked rock


  • Hump
  • Dewey

Hill / mountain range

Peak District

Nearest town

Leek, Staffordshire

OS map sheets

OS25: 024W (The Peak District)
OS50: 119 (Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale)

Notes & comments

Rock is 3m SW of trig point