Name:Tair Onnen [Tair Onen (Pantylladron)]
Hill number:5554
Height:137.3m / 450ft
Parent (Ma):2288  Craig y Llyn
SMC/RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Vale of Glamorgan
Topographical area:WS02 Fanfawr-fynyddau
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m), Current County/UA Top, Clem
Grid ref:ST 03663 73984
Summit feature:ground by trig point
Col:66.7m  ST 0138 7756  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 170
(1:25k) 151E
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of the County Top in the Vale of Glamorgan.pdf
Comments:Replaces hill 7821, which is 1.2m lower, as the County Top of the Vale of Glamorgan. Maes y Ward at ST034752 is 0.4m lower.
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Great parking spot on hard standing, on very minor road south side of A48 at 043 741. Good grass track alongside solar panel farm. About 50m from the hedge across crop field to trig. With Jill.Dangerous Dave07/11/2023
6 mile run from Bonvilston and the Valeways paths easy access off the RoWmilejunkie11/02/2023
from Tre-Aubrey. Easy access to trig point along side of field.welshyboyo27/12/2021
Parked in the bus stop as this was only going to be a quick visit, walked around field edge and then over to the trig.WAYNE ROWLETT21/03/2020
Parked on S verge opposite pt 129. Field had been harvested. Easy walk to trig. Tractor doing some sort of raking passed us as we descended.GordonAdshead15/09/2019
On own. As other baggers parked at the end of the south-side bus stop. Left E at gate and easy walk using the footpath then along beside the solar farm security fence. Into field and trig point. Cereal crop growing but access possible without damage by walking in tractor tracks.Beeliner16/07/2019
A very wet Welsh county top bagging day. Parked near the bus stop and short walk across the fieldjmistry8626/05/2019
Quick stomp up to BM S2279 and back from the motorhome parked at the bus stop!signyred05/03/2019
First hill of day, little hungover after Wales bt England. Parked on turning just off A48, walk with sheep + Pete + Joepenbet24/02/2019
Trig pointing and got rhis bagged aswelMountain mcgiverns07/10/2018
As below - easy access off the main road into the field. Can see the trig point in the distance, atop the ploughed field. Bus stop is just opposite, back on the main road. Bagged on a long run from Llanishen.kasharic01/08/2018
Ticked off this summit on the way home after a lovely couple of days in the Vale of Glamorgan. Nice to finally get it done as have been meaning to get around to it for a while! Followed the public footpath up by field edge and solar farm.Gerry the Ranger23/06/2018
Boxing Day so no buses at bus stop. Around field edge.Campbell Singer26/12/2017
From bus stop. Diagonally across field. Crop cut.ngthack26/07/2017
With J and APip5628/02/2017
Parked at bus stop on S side A rd to N. RoW initially then W along solar farm perimeter fencing, finally short distance over arable field. Trig pillar at HP.jonglew20/12/2016
As per gerrybowesMark Sims05/12/2016
Parked in layby on A48 to north then found weakness in hedge to NNE then easily over ploughed field to summit and trig.Dugswell220/10/2016
From the bus stop Layby. Crop had been cut.PeterD17/09/2016
Bus stop alyby, walk to solar farm fence. Mature wheat crop in field so had to tread carefully to trig.clivevilla10/08/2016
Parked at the end of the south-side bus stop and used the now traditional route via the footpath and along beside the solar farm security fence.Newton Maximus20/05/2016
Parked in wide entrance of Conemasters Ltd at ST04022 74239 Crossed A48 & took public footpath to right of bus shelter Alongside hedge & then alongside solar farm fence A 30m walk from fence across arable land to summit trig point. (S)gerrybowes18/12/2015
Parked at bus stop, up to wire fence that runs across the field then turn right. Trig point clearly visible as crops recently cut.liljonb02/10/2015
Parked at 040742 on the opening to the now defunct bollard factory. Followed the track south and then west alongside the solar security fence. The trig is among the farmers crop so didnt trample over it. Solo.bolton15/07/2015
1/9 early start on this one, park at bus stop follow path to solar farm fence than follow fence till you see trig pillar.Fergalh07/12/2014
Tried last October but crops were growing. Parked in bus stop at beginning of path to ENE. Good wide track as there is a solar panel farm being built on the southern part of the field. Very handy as the northern border has a side edge to follow to within several metres of the trig.destaylor08/09/2014
Date unknownAdrian01/01/2011
Trig point in a field beside the road. Lay by for parking on main road.Malcvolm07/03/2010
easy walk from the road upto the trigpoint, good views.asbown01/03/2010
Nothing to add.Dusty31/08/2009
trig point in ploughed and planted field away from pathmr bounce09/04/2009
Trig pillar in field. Good views out to Bristol Channel.webmaster18/02/2009
Not really an ascent, but nice views over the Vale.preynish12/02/2009
a quick walk through a muddy field past a old barn to the trig pillarhodder18/11/2008
My final Welsh Council top -after helping supervise a D of E Group from Seaford in the Brecons with Jenny & JimChris Pearson21/04/2006
Walked the hedgerows and sneaked in round the back.Rhayader_wander05/04/2005
Sneaked round the corner of a field to reach the trig point - felt very conspicuous. Rewarded with surprisingly good views across the Bristol Channel.wheresthepath03/10/2004
Parked on the A48 at the NE corner of the field. Quickly made the trig in fading light.garyhoney30/11/2002
dullish pasture/arable summit; rw 17/8/02. layby 040741, S & E along edge of ar field then across pasture to TP RHW17/08/2002
In middle of field off main road. Mast 1/2m away.arranc06/03/1999
Ben Rinnes04/02/2024
Jill Robertson07/11/2023
Nomad Perkins01/10/2021
Manuel Pereda03/05/2021