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Gallow Hill (NO 390413, 378m)

English, as written (in the singular, often refers to the device to suspend a pot over a fire)
Location: main ridge, east central
Neighbours: Broom Hill (NW), Laidloon Hill (N), Ironside Hill (E), Craigowl Hill (SW)
Hill Lists: Tump
Summit: heather; cairn
Notes: telecommunications mast on southeast side

Route 1; Route 2

Gallow Hill from Craigowl
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Gallow Hill from Craigowl, with telecommuncations mast
Gallow Hill telecom mast
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The telecommunications mast on Gallow Hill

Gallow Hill (NO 488417, 212m)

English, as written (in the singular, often refers to the device to suspend a pot over a fire)
Location: outlier, east
Neighbours: Labothie Hill (W)
Summit: open woodland; summit occupied by the remains of the Douglas Wood Chain Home Radar reserve transmitter
Notes: eastern shoulder of Labothie Hill; main buildings of Douglas Wood Chain Home Radar transmitter station on southern slope, now used by the Scouts

Remains of radar installation, Gallow Hill
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Remains of Douglas Wood Chain Home Radar reserve transmitter on the summit of Gallow Hill
Type 27 antiaircraft pillbox, Douglas Wood Chain Home Radar station
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Type 27 antiaircraft pillbox, Douglas Wood Chain Home Radar transmitter station, on southern slope of Gallow Hill; the main buildings are behind the fence in the background

Gallows Knowe (NO 252337)

English gallows + Scots knowe, “knoll”
Small roadside eminence south of Ballo Glack, site of a mediaeval gallows; the Ordnance Survey puts the name on the west side of the road, but the knowe actually lies on the east side, beside the entrance to Lochton farm

Gallows Knowe
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Gallows Knowe
King's Seat from Gallows Knowe
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King’s Seat from Gallows Knowe

Gask Hill (NO 238344, 358m)

Gaelic gasg, “on the tail of land”
Location: main ridge, west
Neighbours: Lintrose Hill (SW), Northballo Hill (NE) Southballo Hill (E)
Hill Lists: HuMP, Tump
Summit: rough grass; a ridge with the highest point at the south end
Notes: above South Gask farm; forestry on north end of ridge has been clear-felled

Route 1

Summit of Gask Hill
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Looking towards the summit crag of Gask Hill
Northballo Hill from Gask Hill
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Summit of Gask Hill, looking towards Northballo Hill
Tree felling at north end of Gask Hill
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Tree felling at north end of Gask Hill
Gask Hill from Stockmuir
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Gask Hill from the south

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