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Name:Mains Hill
Hill number:5095
Height:354m / 1161ft
Parent (Ma):1800  Windlestraw Law
RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NT 45442 37943
Summit feature:embedded rock 170m NNE of large cairn
Col:248m  NT448380  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 73
(1:25k) 338
Observations:ground 100m NNE is 70cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 42 users)ByDate of Ascent
Roadside verge parking NT 4483 3792.jonglew17/01/2020
From the west, parked on the verge near a gate. Over field and through a gate to the summit.LizH04/12/2019
From Clovenfordsdunx200531/08/2018
From road to W - short steep climb.RobertP08/04/2018
P S of col NT 44834 37936, 2 gates, easy pasture.agentmancuso06/04/2018
After Knowes Hill in twilight. Park on grass verge with care, otherwise no problems.Topographer5704/11/2017
2nd ascent to bag both tops.russell6107/03/2017
Ascended from road to west. Three summits, some with cairns. Middle summit is highest ( embedded rock in ground) . Lovely clear views in sunshine out over surrounding Borders hills.Denise 04/02/2017
Up W slopes from road.RichardM04/02/2017
After Knowes Hill via fields just to S of highpoint of road to W. Pleasant rolling hillThearlaichdubh27/12/2016
from the hp on road.robertphillips05/05/2016
From the road summit after Knowes Hill. russell61 can relax - Abneyed the 2 summits and the S top is highest.jimbloomer17/02/2015
Walked up from south starting at pub at Clovenfords. Reached middle cairn which my GPS registered as GR 454379. Cairn to north looked similar height but was surrounded by cows and fierce looking bulls, so I retreated back down the way I came up. This is a dubious bag. Comments would be appreciated. Thanks, Jim.russell6118/12/2012
353m GPS, mossy pasture, middle top higher than cairned tops to N and S. from W, pasture, gates RHW19/11/2011
parked 4507 3847 through two gates to topchrisbien19/06/2010
carole engel29/09/2017
Campbell Singer24/11/2015
Alan Whatley31/10/2015
Martin R21/04/2013
Tom Mundell06/09/2009
Andrew Simmons13/09/2008
Colin Crawford26/08/2008