Guide to England's hills & mountains

Black Scar

Black Scar - Cumbria
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Black Scar is the 6144th highest peak in the British Isles and the 699th tallest in England


497.0 m (1631 ft)


22.0 m (72 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Single stone


  • Sub490-499m hill

Hill / mountain range

Yorkshire Dales N

Nearest town

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 019N (Howgill Fells and Upper Eden Valley)
OS50: 091 (Appleby-in-Westmorland)
OS50: 092 (Barnard Castle & surrounding area)