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Cape, The (NO 205314)

Eastern shoulder of Bandirran Hill. Traditionally the dwelling place of one of Macbeth’s witches

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King's Seat and Dunsinane Hill from Bandirran Hill
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The Cape (outcrop in middle distance) from the summit of Bandirran Hill; Dunsinane Hill quarry and Black Hill are beyond; King’s Seat is the triangular summit over the left shoulder of Black Hill

Carlunie Hill (NO 365432, 340m)

Gaelic cathair leamhnach, “elm fort”
Location: Denoon/Ogilvie
Neighbours: Berry Hillock (N), Ark Hill (S)
Hill Lists: Tump
Summit: moorland; rough pasture; whole summit is a large ancient cairn, not visible on surface

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Carlunie Hill from Berry Hillock
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Carlunie Hill seen on left sky line from Berry Hillock; Ark Hill windfarm at right
Carlunie Hill from Glen Ogilvie
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Carlunie Hill from Glen Ogilvie
Glen Ogilvie from Craigowl
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Looking down Glen Ogilvie from Craigowl; Carlunie Hill and Berry Hillock snow-covered on left

Carrot Hill (NO 458401, 259m)

Origin uncertain, probably a settlement name, perhaps Gaelic caraidh, “at the mossy place”
Location: outlier, east
Neighbours: Labothie Hill (E), Dodd Hill (W)
Hill Lists: Tump
Summit: moorland; large shelter cairn; triangulation pillar
Notes: above Carrot farm

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Summit of Carrot Hill
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Triangulation pillar on Carrot Hill
Summit cairn, Carrot Hill
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Shelter cairn on Carrot Hill
Summit of Dodd Hill
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Carrot Hill seen from summit of Dodd Hill

Castleward (NO 343438, 273m)

Scots as written, “castle meadow”; pronounced with stress on “ward”
Location: west Denoon
Neighbours: Back Drum (SW), Denoon Law (NE)
Summit: rough grazing
Notes: likely site of Denoon Castle; a 17th century boundary stone lies in a corner of the field to the south

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Back Drum looking towards Castleward
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Castleward seen from the Back Drum ridge
Back Drum and Kinpurney Hill from Castleward
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Summit of Castleward, looking along Back Drum, Kinpurney Hill beyond (with tower)
Engraved stone on Castleward
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Border stone on south slope of Castleward

Craigowl Hill (NO 376399, 455m)

Gaelic creag cobhal, “forked hill” (the “Hill” is therefore tautological), perhaps from a dividing of paths in the vicinity
Location: main ridge, east central
Neighbours: Balkello Hill (W), Gallow Hill (NE)
Hill Lists: Marilyn, HuMP, Tump
Summit: moorland; multiple telecommunication masts and buildings served by a road; triangulation pillar fenced on three sides, accessible from north

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Craigowl trig point, looking towards Tay Estuary
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Craigowl triangulation pillar, looking towards Tay Estuary
Craigowl from Auchterhouse Hill
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Craigowl seen from Auchterhouse Hill
Craigowl from Glen Ogilvie
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Craigowl from Glen Ogilvie

Crams Hill (NO 368450, 237m)

Perhaps from the personal name Cram
Location: Denoon
Neighbours: Berry Hillock (SE), Denoon Law (SW)
Hill Lists: Tump
Summit: grazing land

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Ark Hill from summit of Crams Hill
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Summit of Crams Hill, looking towards Ark Hill (with windfarm)
Denoon Law from Castleward
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Crams Hill (half forested) and Denoon Law (foreground) from Castleward
Crams Hill from Denoon Glen
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Crams Hill from Denoon Glen

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