Turners Hill, West Midlands

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Turners Hill or Turner's Hill is the highest hill in the county of West Midlands, United Kingdom at 271 metres (889 ft) above sea level.[1] The hill is in the Rowley Hills range, situated in Rowley Regis, near the boundary with Dudley.

Turners Hill
Two radio transmission towers at the summit
Highest point
Elevation271 m (889 ft)[1]
ListingCounty top
Coordinates52°29′46″N 2°02′50″W / 52.4962°N 2.04709°W / 52.4962; -2.04709
Turners Hill is located in West Midlands county
Turners Hill
Turners Hill
Location of Turners Hill in the West Midlands
LocationRowley Regis, West Midlands, England
Parent rangeRowley Hills
OS gridSO969887
Topo mapOS Explorer 219
Age of rockSilurian (Wenlock)
Mountain typeSedimentary

The hill can be seen from many miles away, and offers good views to Clent Hills, Kinver Edge, Shatterford Hill, Barr Beacon and on a clear day to the Shropshire and Malvern Hills. There are good views of the hill from the M5 Motorway between Junctions 1 and 2.

Features edit

There are working quarries on the southern end of the hill that are used to obtain diabase.[2]

On top of the hill are two large radio transmission towers which can be seen for many miles.[3]

Dudley Golf Club is also situated on the hill.[4]

Notes edit

  1. ^ a b Bathurst, David (2012). Walking the county high points of England. Chichester: Summersdale. pp. 111–114. ISBN 978-1-84-953239-6.
  2. ^ "BBC - Domesday Reloaded: TURNErs's HILL QUARRIES". Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
  3. ^ "mb21 - The Transmission Gallery". tx.mb21.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Contact".