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Photos by Simon Linney Page last updated: 2017-07-22
Far Highfield Lancashire
NGR: SD543672 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 142m      Structure Height: 17m
Digital TV: BBC A: 52 D3&4: 56 BBC B: 48
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Comments: Far Highfield is a relay of Winter Hill

Far Highfield serves the villages of Aughton and Claughton in the Lune Valley, to the east of Lancaster. These are not far from the Lancaster transmitter, but just out of sight of it. The mast looks new and quite like the one at Millthrop (further up the Lune Valley), so has probably replaced a wooden pole when mobile phones and Airwave reached the area. [Ed] Quite correct. Originally a 17m wooden pole.

The Far Highfield relay is in the farm, there doesn't seem to be access to it directly from the road.










The Lancaster relay as seen from Far Highfield.


The year was 1989.

Lancaster | Millthrop

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