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Black Mount

Black Mount by Dolphinton
©2019 Gazetteer for Scotland

Black Mount by Dolphinton

Located between the settlements of Dolphinton and Walston on the southern slopes of the valley of the South Medwin, the Black Mount rises to a height of 516m (1692 feet). Its summit is marked by an Ordnance Survey primary triangulation pillar installed in 1936 for the re-triangulation of Great Britain. The settlement of Dunsyre is located a mile (1.5 km) to the north.


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