Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Gwaunceste Hill

Gwaunceste Hill - Powys

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Gwaunceste Hill is the 4907th highest peak in the British Isles and the 378th tallest in Wales


542.0 m (1778 ft)


163.0 m (535 ft)

Survey method

Abney level/Trimble GeoXH 6000


Ground 1m E of trig point


Hill / mountain range

Radnor Forest

Nearest town

Talgarth, Powys

Notes & comments

Ground to about 100m S is 0.5m lower

summit measurement is 542.0m; alternative col at SO166583