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Name:Black Hill
Hill number:7286
Height:383.4m / 1258ft
Parent (Ma):1678  Tinto
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Culter Hills and Tinto
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,3,Y)
Grid ref:NS 90480 24335
Summit feature:a few stones
Drop:100.6m
Col:282.8m  NS 8954 2665  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 72
(1:25k) 335
Comments:Promoted to Hump status January 2013
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 47 users)ByDate of Ascent
Lovely sunset following morning rain. From Layby parking at Strand to the north. Slightly boggy start over BWF but easy going grass to summit via CairnN.Morters16/10/2019
From opposite Strand up and down ridge - not damp at all contrary to previous reports.SS21/09/2019
Parked N of the hill at Strand, where there's an in-shot for a couple of cars. A bit boggy just over the fence, but pleasant walk on grass once onto the hill.LizH16/06/2019
From the layby next to the telephone exchange. A probably less boggy start could be made from further N, turning W near cottage and junction. 14 mins up. 9 mins down.Minto27/10/2018
Park at pull in by telephone exchange which might be in private ownership. Quick sunny walk across boggy ground which soon improvescjo05/05/2018
Up from the Strand, or just up the road a bit to good parking on West side of old A74. 14 mins up, 10 down. Not hard but good viewpointnordicstar27/08/2017
Parked at Strand. Over gate and gentle incline to summit. With Evan & Danu.Dangerous Dave14/05/2017
Low cairn marked HP on domed level-ish grassy pasture. Ascended from Duneaton bridge with Graham and R . Clear and extensive viewsDenise 18/04/2017
Parked near Strand. Descent by Duneaton Bridge to the NE which is now heavily defended by barbed wirebenalder28401/06/2016
From StrandRobertP31/05/2016
Good parking on old road at Strand.Campbell Singer12/10/2015
Do The Strand. Parking, path, pretty good pasture.alda06/03/2015
up from strand no views.robertphillips27/01/2015
Climbed from the B-road to the north in my wellies as condition wet especially near the start.Dugswell230/11/2014
Pasture, cairn.Adrian28/04/2014
Park opp Strand to N. 30 min plod. 2nd of 6Thearlaichdubh14/03/2014
Let's all walk up from Strand. Have a banana.Martin R02/01/2014
From Strand.chrisbien26/12/2012
377m, stones in pasture. From NE, private drive, barbed-wire br, gate, soggy rushy pasture then nice steep grass. RHW22/10/2011
From road to N, Yeaman.agentmancuso12/02/2006
ARM24/07/2020
Tom Mundell19/01/2020
Trekking toes19/01/2020
Lionel Bidwell14/09/2019
PeterAH16/06/2019
cmac05/01/2019
AndyS16/11/2018
thelonious01/06/2018
carole engel19/08/2017
RichardM18/04/2017
ianwatson13/12/2016
Dave Geere01/11/2016
richtea504003/10/2016
Andrew Simmons22/11/2015
Alan Whatley14/11/2015
mae19/09/2015
softsquare10/04/2015
GordonAdshead05/06/2014
Lindsay M16/02/2014
bjewing28/12/2013
iaindbrown14/11/2013
irobbo07/10/2013
chalky195301/07/2013
Kiltie09/05/2013
Steve Q03/05/2013
Ken_Stewart07/01/2009
Colin Crawford04/12/2004