Billinge Hill, St Helens
29 April 2005
A view of the small square tower which is on the summit of Billinge Hill, the
highest point of the St Helens unitary authority. Before boundary changes, this
was the highest point of the now ex-county of Merseyside, and before that was in
Built in the early 1900s, the beacon tower was used for the
Year 2000 celebrations, but is sadly covered in graffiti.
Flowers on the summit slopes
Looking north-west to the transmitter masts which take advantage of the height
of the land.
George on the summit of Billnge Hill (179m / 587ft), with behind him the view
north-east over Wigan to Winter Hill