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Keillor Hill (NO 280385, 334m)

Pictish caled dobhar, “hard water”
Location: main ridge, west central
Neighbours: Lundie Craigs (S), Donald’s Brae (NE)
Summit: heather
Notes: Ordnance Survey applies the name to the small 313m top a few hundred metres to the NE; Mackenzie Meridian tower on NE slope; wind turbines on NW slope; above Keillor, East Keillor, High Keillor and Hill of Keillor farms

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Summit of Keillor Hill looking towards the back of Lundie Craigs
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Summit of Keillor Hill looking towards the back of Lundie Craigs
Summit of Keillor Hill looking towards Strathmore
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Summit of Keillor Hill looking towards Strathmore
Mackenzie Meridian tower on Keillor Hill
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Mackenzie Meridian tower on Keillor Hill, with Kinpurney Hill (tower) and Henderston Hill (wooded) beyond
Keillor Hill from the back of Lundie Craigs
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Keillor Hill from the back of Lundie Craigs

Kincaldrum Hill (NO 414436, 309m)

Gaelic ceann caled druim, “at the head of the hard ridge”
Location: main ridge, east
Neighbours: Unnamed Point 315/1 (SW), Hayston Hill (W)
Summit: rough grass; triangulation pillar
Notes: Ordnance Survey apply the name to the 291m end of the ridge at NO 417442, above Kincaldrum House, leaving the higher point with the triangulation pillar, above East Cotton of Kincaldrum, apparently unnamed; spring of Ironharrow Well is on the west slope

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Summit of Kincaldrum Hill, Fothringham Hill in the distance
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Summit of Kincaldrum Hill, Fothringham Hill in the distance
View from Kincaldrum Hill
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The 291m summit north of the triangulation pillar on Kincaldrum Hill
Looking from Finlarg Hill to Kincaldrum Hill
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Looking towards Kincaldrum Hill from Finlarg Hill; Kincaldrum is the most distant grassy summit before the flat farmland of Strathmore
Ironharrow Well, Kincaldrum Hill
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Ironharrow Well

King’s Seat (NO 230330, 377m)

English, as written, although the specific king associated with the hill is unknown
Location: main ridge, west
Neighbours: Black Hill (SW), Buttergask Hill (N)
Hill Lists: Marilyn, HuMP, Tump
Summit: rough grass covering a large ancient cairn, surmounted by a small cairn and triangulation pillar; wind turbine on east side

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View from King's Seat towards Black Hill
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Summit of King’s Seat, looking towards Black Hill and Bandirran Hill
King's Seat from Black Hill
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King’s Seat seen in the distance from Black Hill
King's Seat and Gask crags from Smithton Hill
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King’s Seat seen from Smithton Hill, with crags of Gask Hill on the right
King's Seat and wind turbine
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King’s Seat and the wind turbine on its east side

Kinpurney Hill (NO 322417, 345m)

Gaelic ceann, “head” + Pictish prennach “tree-covered”
Location: main ridge, east central
Neighbours: Hatton Hill (SW), Henderston Hill (E), Unnamed Point 315/2 (NE)
Hill Lists: Tump
Summit: rough grass; summit surrounded by ramparts of an ancient hill fort and crowned by the shell of an eighteenth century observatory tower, a fenced view indicator and a triangulation pillar
Notes: above Kinpurney farm and within sight of Kinpurnie Castle (note spellings); memorial bench on west slope, next to path from Newtyle

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Summit of Kinpurney Hill
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Observatory tower, view indicator and triangulation pillar on summit of Kinpurney Hill
Castleward from Kinpurney Hill
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Near the summit of Kinpurney Hill, looking towards Castleward
Kinpurney Hill from Hatton Hill
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Summit of Hatton Hill, looking towards Kinpurney Hill
Bench on Kinpurney Hill
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Memorial bench on Kinpurney Hill

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