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Castle Hill (Elgin)


<b>Castle Hill (Elgin)</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/amj
Nearest Town:Elgin (7km WSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NJ27366340 / Sheet: 28
Latitude:57° 39' 16.99" N
Longitude:   3° 13' 2.55" W

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Castle Hill is a tree shrouded hill with steepish sides making it a good place to defend. To the north is a 35 meter long trench which is in some parts at least 2 meters deep. The southern bank of the trench being at least a meter higher than the northern part.

From Llanbryde take Burnside Road north until the road ends. Turn right and take the 2nd farm track road south. The fort can't be missed, it is straight in front.

From here I was going to look for the Meft cairn but a writing malfunction led to me writing down the wrong grid ref. So looking and climbing the two nearest hills south didn't do me much good as the cairn was in the field to the north. Next time.

Visited 14/07/2011.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
15th July 2011ce