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Name:Beacon Hill
Hill number:13432
Height:245m / 804ft
Parent (Ma):1797  Hightown Hill
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway (UA)
Catchment:Lochar, Annan, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:NY 05608 79160
Summit feature:trig point
Col:198m  NY058788  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 85
(1:25k) 322S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 7 users)ByDate of Ascent
I can pip you Chris, with a triple completion - the Topo Region and Lochar/ Annan catchments. I used a bike to reach Bankhead (no parking spots at all on the narrow road) then had an easy walk up through cattle pasture. Wide views, an obvious site for a beacon.Colin Crawford21/10/2019
A double completion - topo P05 and catchment Lochar. P by Pierbanks Bridge. Followed track to Barluith before cutting through wood and onto the summit. A biting wind.chrisbien31/03/2018
A fine view point.Dave Geere20/12/2017
Walked up from the nearest public road approach (NE) - passing a sign with just the word 'Danger' - with no explanation (I suspect its is to do with gas pipeline nearby). An interesting crinkly hill - lots of exposed geology, possibly some pre-historical use - fortification or mine workings. Saw my second Easter Bunny (A surprised hare). Forest plantation to the west means this is no longer an ideal site for a beacon fire. There are only two Scottish beacon hills in the 'bagging' list - and just 10 miles or so apart. Border country.M3WDD25/03/2016
carole engel25/09/2014