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Name:Black Cleuch Hill [Blackhouse Heights]
Hill number:1879
Height:675m / 2215ft
Parent (Ma):1845  Dun Rig
Parent (SMC):1861  Black Law
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Manor Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Subsimm
(DT,sSim)
Grid ref:NT 22234 29017
Summit feature:ground by gate at fence corner
Drop:26m
Col:649m  NT223287  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 73
(1:25k) 337
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 124 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Gus McNicoll, from P at foot of Manor Valley, across two bridges and up steeply SE over Langhaugh Hill onto atv track which was left to go directly to BCH summit at fence gate. Continued S beside fence to Black Law. Weather was sunny with light wind. First visit was solo on 07/07/2015.jacobus03/08/2019
First of a good round (4 Donalds, 6 Tops and 3 deleted tops) from Manorhead.Tony S19/06/2019
A long walk through from Glenrath Castle farm to the Megget Dam. With B and R.jenx20/04/2019
Final hill of the day after circuit from Dollar Law to Cremalt Craig and over Greenside. Great day walking, saw nobody so a big bonus. Descended to Langhaugh Hill and back to car. Perfect weather good hills. Company: Soloiandesbottes25/03/2019
From Black Law. Easy walking between summits. Followed a vehicle track back, bypassing Black Law just below the summit, to descend Redsike Head to the track to Craigierig.LizH14/02/2019
Up SUW from St Marys Loch over Deepslack Knowe then on to Black Law (Out and back to Black Cleuch Hill) then on to Conscleuch Head and Deer Law. Finished over Henderland Hill and down to St Marys Kirkyard then along track and road to car. Very heavy going in heather most of the day.SS27/10/2018
Manor hills circuit, last topN.Morters29/09/2018
VG quad track (not marked on map) up ridge from Langhaugh easily accessed from road,keeping left of farmhouse, all the way to summit plateau. Then a bit of nasty heathery boggy ground across to the summit.AndrewFinnimore13/09/2018
Alone. Circuit of Manor Water valley.Grinner06/08/2017
Horse Hope Hill - Blackhouse Heights - Black Law - Black Law SW top - Conscleuch Hill - Deer Law - Greenside Law. Started from just S of Langhaugh at approx 8.30pm, climbing steep slopes to reach col and tussocky climb to Horsehope Hill and pitch tent close to summit. In morning continued S along broad ridge to Deer Law and then W to Greenside Law. Descent to path back to glen and short road walk back to car on hot sunny day.RobertP18/06/2017
Solo round of the Manorhead hills, with Lily, from the parking spot close to Manorhead Farm. Sunny, chilly day with snow falling, in the last 30 minutes. 5 hours.alexmaclennan28/04/2016
C/W Round of horse hope hill, blackhouse heights, black law,conscleuch head, greenside law, notman law, fifescar knowe, dollar law from just south of langhaugh parked on verge.robertphillips19/03/2016
Crossed with Darren during Tweedsmuir OMM 2015 on Day 1, 6 hr Medium Score, over from a 50 point c/p down a stream to east and then down NW ridge only walking (with a pole)due to my torn calf muscle which held up amazingly well.Chris Pearson24/10/2015
From Langhaugh.ngthack14/09/2015
Solo; went over on way to Black Law although passed it and had to return to get summit of BCH. Very wet on leaving car at Kirkhope Burn junction with Manor Water but rain stopped after about one hour.seumas07/07/2015
With Greenside Law, Deer Law and Black Lawnickywood107/09/2014
See Black Lawdickscroop01/07/2014
selfdavidsbatty29/12/2013
Langhaugh Hill, Waddyside Rig, Black Cleuch Hill, White Cleuch Hill, Black Law, Sting Rig.borderterrier29/06/2013
Ascent via Horse Hope Hill through woods above Langhaugh.fasgadh29/09/2012
Overcast, windy, mild, some showers, good views.iangalbraith15/07/2012
Dropped down along ridge from Black Law.derekblackburn30/04/2011
Junction of 3 fences No cairn. 11.25arranc07/08/2009
From footbridge S of Langhaugh Hill, on to White Cleuch then back over for Horse Hope Hill.agentmancuso23/05/2009
With Lynsey on Moffat to Pebbles backpackalistairpooler28/04/2008
Solo Uisdean2513/04/2008
With Kevin on the KIMM short score class.mikejacobs22/10/1994
Evening Donald round on the way home from Deer Law to White Cleuch Hill.Eddie04/06/1993
Manor Water horseshoe including Pykestone Hill, Dollar Law, Cramalt Craig, Black Law, Dun Rig and assorted Donalds and Tops RHW08/07/1989
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Blair28214/04/2019
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kathyh06/01/2019
Roblex11/08/2018
Colin Crawford31/07/2018
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