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Name:Hill of Heddle
Hill number:12206
Height:135m / 443ft
Parent (Ma):1556  Keelylang Hill
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Orkney Mainland
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:HY 35379 13083
Summit feature:ground within 1m of fence corner at edge of quarry
Col:96m  HY358126  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 6
(1:25k) 463
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 17 users)ByDate of Ascent
Bus to Finstown, walked up to quarry and followed fence round from SE to summit which was obvious and scary in mist. NB Working quarry. On to Keelylang.Thearlaichdubh06/08/2019
From SE up to and along fence. 3 possible HPs all visited. Two man made ones over fence on quarry edge.PeterD24/06/2019
Parked at HY 3572 1283. Followed field boundary NW to hill top at quarry edge. Some spoile heaps are higher, might one day be the new top, little precarious accessing and summiting them!jonglew25/02/2019
From the SE around S edge of perimeter fence of working limestone quarry. High point vegetated quarry spoil just inside perimeter fenceRichardM01/08/2018
From road alongside quarry. Two temporary spoil tips surmount the natural topColin Crawford26/06/2016
From the minor road at the old quarry. Across the paddock to the edge of the new quarry. Several false summits!Play2End21/08/2014
From small quarry through gate. Top at right angle bend on side of quarry.chrisbien05/06/2014
Heather summit. Quarry close by. Quarry spoil grassed and almost as high.Adrian02/06/2014
From ESE: track. First of 3 evening P30s post boat trip.RHW01/06/2014
Summit on very edge of quarry now.chalky195326/05/2014
Upper edge of quarry with the grassed over man made spoil heap also visited.Dugswell204/06/2012