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Name:Long Grain Knowe
Hill number:1859
Height:704m / 2310ft
Parent (Ma):1830  Broad Law
Parent (SMC):1857  Middle Hill
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Manor Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Deleted Donald Top
(xDT)
Grid ref:NT 16666 29514
Summit feature:fence junction
Drop:16m
Col:687.6m  NT164295  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 72
(1:25k) 336
Observations:ground 25m SW at NT 16646 29501 may be as high; col at NT167297 surveyed as 0.4m lower
Survey:Leica RX1250
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From Drumelzier. Scrape Hill, Pykestone Hill, Grey Weather Law, Long Grain Knowe, Middle Hill, Drumelzier Law. Good traks and paths for most of route.RobertP07/10/2017
15.8 Mile walk in perfect weather from parking area near Kirkhope Burn, walked along road to end and up good footpath to ridge across boggy col and up to Greenside Law, across head of Manor Valley on track to Notman Law, out to Cramalt Craig, and back along to Fifescar Knowe then Dollar Law, down a long way and back up to pathetic lump of Long Grain Knowe, out and back to Middle Hill, then along ridge continuation to Grey Weather Law, Pykestone Hill and The Scrape, descended to car via Posso Craig passing very strange and unused trig point down bottom of Northey Knowe hillside. Terrain very easy like walking on a carpet all the way. No people anywhere.DanTrig14/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac25/03/2016
On circuit from Drumelzier.ngthack16/09/2015
A lovely heather covered wee hill. Perfect!Play2End11/08/2015
Some sun, overcast, warm, cool wind, good views.iangalbraith15/07/2014
self Thief's Road between Middle Hill and Pykestone Hilldavidsbatty28/02/2014
Kirkhope, Middle Hill, Taberon Law, Middle Hill, Pykestone Hill, The Scrapeborderterrier02/06/2013
A big ambitious running bagging day with Darren on snow covered hills from Meggethead.Chris Pearson12/04/2013
During a long weekend based in Moffat. Parked at Drumelzier with Martin66, walked up the track to Den Knowes Head & then headed off to pick up The Scrape, Back along the fence to Pykestone Hill continuing over Grey Weather Law to Long Grain Knowe & then W to Middle Hill. An out & back to Taberon Law & then leaving the fence lines, across to Drumelzier Law & then dropping due N to rejoin the outward track. An easy round on frosted ground on a beautiful clear, windless day.NotReallyABagger30/11/2012
Pykestone Hill, Middle Hill, Drumelzier Lawborderterrier03/11/2012
Descended fom Dollar Law and picked up Thief's Road for part of way then up to Long Grain Knowe. Pivot point for dog legs off to various hills.derekblackburn16/04/2011
KeithByTheC16/05/2010
Solo hill run Uisdean2513/07/2008
RIB Uisdean2526/08/2007
One way from Drumelzier to the Meggat Stane.agentmancuso16/07/2000
Evening Donald round on the way home south: Dulyard Brae to Drumelzier.Eddie11/03/1993
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Colin Crawford20/04/2014
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Norrie Muir28/09/2013
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Martin6630/11/2012
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Alan11/05/2011
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