Trink Hill facts for kids
, Landranger Map Number: 203 Latitude: 50.181219N Longitude: 5.497563W
A Round barrow exists at the summit, an OS Trig point within it.
A stone named after the nearby Giew Mine (or Trink Hill menhir) stands on the western slope of the hill.
Twelve O'Clock Rock is a granite outcrop, supposed to be an unusual logan stone in that it can only be rocked at midnight.
Wheal Sister mine, covering both Trencrom and Trink hills was a consolidation of four tin mines in October 1875. The mines were previously known as Wheals Kitty, Margaret, Mary and Trencrom.
There is a covering of bell heather (Erica cinerea) on the hill and in 1926 Miss Gertrude Waterer found a variety with a prostrate habit and lavender flowers. It was commercially introduced by Knap Hill Nursery's in 1933 and awarded a Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Merit in the same year and in 1984 a Garden Merit.
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