Watch Hill

Watch Hill - Cumbria
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Watch Hill is the 12892nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 2041st tallest in England

Also known as

Setmurthy Common


254.0 m (833 ft)


157.0 m (515 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


No feature: grassy knoll by forest fence


Hill / mountain range

Lake District NW

Nearest town

Cockermouth, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 004N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)

Notes & comments

Knoll 250m W of summit at NY 15664 31833 is lower

Location corresponds to the 254m spot at 1:25k but the boundaries are shown incorrectly. Possibly higher ground a short distance inside forest.