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West Clare Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58 
Highest place:
Slievecallan, 391m
Maximum height for area: 391 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 365 metres,
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Abbey Hill Hill Cnoc na Mainistreach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Mainistreach [logainm.ie], 'hill of the abbey') Clare County, in Binnion List, Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone Bedrock

Height: 240m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 51 Grid Reference: M30110 10369
Place visited by 81 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, eeimly, omurchu, conormcbandon, harry66, lw24, shaunkelly, JMarc, Cathal-Kelly, bossyboots, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, carofurey, Dessie1, On-the-hills
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Longitude: -9.045096, Latitude: 53.139543 , Easting: 130110, Northing: 210369 Prominence: 165m,  Isolation: 5.5km
ITM: 530075 710401,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AbyHl, 10 char: Abbey Hill
Bedrock type: Bedded & massive fossiliferous limestone, (Aillwee member (lower))

The name refers to Corcomroe Abbey, which is located on the south side of the hill, near Bell Harbour (Bealaclugga). Walks: for a walk to the summit of Abbey Hill and around the N slopes, see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 43-50, or Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 24-25.   Abbey Hill is the 1297th highest place in Ireland. Abbey Hill is the most northerly summit in the West Clare area.

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Straight forward ascent over limestone slabs .. by group   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
route suggestions and loop walks .. by fkaatje   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
Karst landscape at its finest .. by wicklore   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
A snowy April morning. .. by JMarc   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Abbey Hill in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: View from the top
 
Easy hike with the added bonus of some great scenery
by Damian120  21 Aug 2016
A nice climb that is definitely not too taxing but at the same time offering up some great scenery of the Burren. Most of the hike is over the traditional Karst limestone that this an intrinsic part of the north Clare region. Some great elevated and unique views of Corcomroe Abbey at the rear of the hill Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1009/comment/18615/
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Left car at St. patricks Church and walked from .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
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