Peatrig Hill

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Peatrig Hill
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Windy Knowe, Whiteside Law, Peatrig Hill
Highest point
Elevation 454 metres (1,490 ft)
Prominence 10 metres (33 ft)
Listing (none)
Coordinates Coordinates: 55°43′39″N 3°01′14″W / 55.72746°N 3.02057°W / 55.72746; -3.02057
Location Moorfoot Hills, Scotland
OS grid NT360487
Topo map OS Landranger 73

Peatrig Hill is a minor hill in Scotland, located about 15 km south-southeast of Edinburgh. One of the Moorfoot Hills, it is located in the parish of Heriot in the Scottish Borders Council Area.

The word rigg means "ridge" in the Old Norse language, thus Peatrig Hill translates as "peat ridge hill".

Other hills in the Moorfoot Hills include Blackhope Scar (651m), Dewar Hill, Garvald Law, Rough Moss (601m).

Other places in the vicinity include Borthwick Hall, Dewar, the Dewar Burn, the Gala Water, Garvald, Glentress and the Glentress Forest, the Heriot Water, and Stow.


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