Peatrig Hill

Coordinates: 55°43′39″N 3°01′14″W / 55.72746°N 3.02057°W / 55.72746; -3.02057
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Peatrig Hill
Windy Knowe, Whiteside Law, Peatrig Hill
Highest point
Elevation454 m (1,490 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Prominence9 to 11 m (30 to 36 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates55°43′39″N 3°01′14″W / 55.72746°N 3.02057°W / 55.72746; -3.02057
LocationMoorfoot Hills, Scotland
OS gridNT360487
Topo mapOS 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.[1]

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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  1. ^ John Milne (1912). Gaelic place names of the Lothians. For the author by Mcdougall's Educational Company.

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