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Hill number:12256
Height:46m / 151ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:South Ronaldsay
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (0-99m)
Grid ref:ND 40780 92806
Summit feature:no feature
Col:3m  ND425937  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 7
(1:25k) 461S 462
Comments:relocated from Uppertown ND415938 August 2013
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 16 users)ByDate of Ascent
After Hoxa Hill, along causeway then roads via Rinibar. then walk back to St Margaret'sThearlaichdubh07/08/2019
Fascinating wartime buildings, and loads of Black Guillemot.summitter20/07/2019
From parking near The Bu, up track to gate then along fence, through gateway to HP, had to make a hasty retreat from enjoying the view, to the other side of fence as the cattle had spotted me and decided they would run to see me.PeterD01/07/2019
Driven past the Bu, turning left at the track T junction, parked in a muddy area at the end of the track. Easy walk up soggy fields and back down a grassy track.Gill21/02/2019
Parked down near Bloie Geo (ND 4047 9262), lot of mud and cow sh*te. Wet ground to summit.jonglew21/02/2019
From car park via Hoxa Head. Summit beside a farm road, other candidate in a very wet field, also visited. Lots of drumming snipe. Good views, no wind. Cafe now closed, but tapestry place worth a visit.fasgadh08/04/2018
As per Dugswell except access blocked and had to go round via fortifications.chrisbien01/06/2014
First summit of Orkney week, immediately post ferry.RHW31/05/2014
Used the new car park then walked passed the cafe to access top in field where they are digging a hole near to the summit at present with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs as the afternoon improved.Dugswell226/05/2014
Martin R19/05/2012