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Name:Glaikhead Bing
Hill number:19256
Height:276m / 906ft
Parent (Ma):1680  Nutberry Hill
RHB Section:27A: Ayr to the River Clyde
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:NS 81605 36309
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:52m
Col:224m  NS813364  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 72
(1:25k) 335
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 9 users)ByDate of Ascent
Park at entrance. A fine bing. Should put Coalburn on the map.Thearlaichdubh24/12/2018
A spoil tip which nature is reclaiming for a nice amenity hill. It will be even better when they remove and prevent local fly dumping.Topographer5702/09/2018
3000th tump parked small layby south of glaikhead.robertphillips08/02/2018
As Chris. Still a mess at the bottom, but enjoyable on top.agentmancuso04/03/2017
Parked to the WNW then used a direct route to the bing's summit. It still looks an artificial hill to me but it does make a grand view point even on a grey morning.Dugswell228/12/2016
P just S of Glaikhead.chrisbien17/08/2015
Track to top. Area around a bit of a mess when I was thereColin Crawford25/07/2015
Done this years ago.A local guy had placed an armchair on top and swore it was the best view in Scotland.ARM01/01/2000
Adrian06/06/2018