Vickers Wellington R1535

Dunmoor Hill, Cheviots

 
     
 
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Aircraft: RAF Vickers Wellington R1535, coded GR-G

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Location and Condition: Dunmoor Hill, Ingram Valley, Cheviots. // Memorial post and wreckage fragments only.

 

 

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  • Route Photos: Linhope to Dunmoor Hill (crash site).

 


 

BELOW: The route starts about 1.2km  (3/4 mile)   further down this road; but public vehicle access stops here.

 

car parking near start of route.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Walking down the road to Linhope. Dunmoor Hill across the valley.

 

walking toward linhope.

 

Photo: © 2013-14 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The start of the track above Linhope. (Climbing away from Linhope.)

 

start of track above linhope.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A shortcut could be made here by taking the track to the left, which goes straight uphill.

 

possible shortcut to the left here.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Continuing east along the track to the plantation then up the eastern flank is a much more pleasant route.

 

more pleasant route.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Dunmoor hill from the track at its base.

 

looking up toward dunmoor hill.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The quad track is followed east from Linhope along the base of Dunmoor until it turns north to reach this plantation. The clearly defined fork to the left is then followed, which starts uphill.

 

following quad bike track.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: the quad track just after turning west onto the eastern slope of Dunmoor towards Cunyan Crags.

 

quad track after turning west.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The memorial is roughly centre on the horizon.

 

memorial at centre of horizon.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Dunmoor Hill in the distance.

 

dunmoor hill in the distance.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Passing Cunyan Crags, there is a clearly defined quad track up the eastern flank of Dunmoor. Just past this crag is where it forks.

 

passing cunyan crags.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The quad track forks here. The one to the right proceeds to the summit of Dunmoor hill, and the one to the left passes within 46 meters (50 yards) of the memorial.

 

quad bike track forks here.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This quad track passes very close to the memorial.

 

this quad track passes close to memorial.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: At the memorial. (Wooden post with embossed plaque on top.)

 

at the memorial.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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