Name:Banks Hill
Hill number:13576
Height:165m / 541ft
Parent (Ma):1795  Bainloch Hill
SMC/RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway
Topographical area:SS03 Carsphairn-criffel
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:NX886587 (est)
Drop:38m
Col:127m  NX887592  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 84
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 8 users)ByDate of Ascent
Adrian27/03/2024
From the minor road junction to the NW also visited outcrop to the south.robertphillips06/03/2022
Parked on track at entrance to Banks Farm then simply followed the wall up to the summit. The little outcrop by the water tank seemed the natural high pointColin Crawford26/02/2022
Parked at the minor road junction (NX 8830 5907). Field gate into sheep pasture, couple of stone walls. Obvious high point at water tank,jonglew09/01/2021
Found a parking place NW of the hill just before reaching the B793 and walked back along minor road until an open gate allowed an easy walk through fields to the summit. The area adjacent the water tank looks to be the highest spot.summitter05/09/2019
Dave Geere07/01/2018
Verge parking at PO letter box to S, then back up road and delightful walk through fields and trees to summit in field.Thearlaichdubh19/07/2017
Up from minor road to west. Summit is by a large water tank, although a rocky outcrop in adjacent field to south may be as highcjo06/05/2017