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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 This place has been logged as visited by 80 members. Recently by: eeimly, omurchu, conormcbandon, harry66, lw24, shaunkelly, JMarc, Cathal-Kelly, bossyboots, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, carofurey, Dessie1, On-the-hills, TommyV
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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 1295th highest summit in Ireland. Abbey Hill is the most northerly summit in the West Clare area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Abbey Hill in area West Clare, Ireland
Picture: From the road to the west
 
Straight forward ascent over limestone slabs
Short Summary created by jackill, Djouce,  30 Jul 2012
Park at M31208 10189 A a grassy unpaved road, room on one side for 5 cars. Abbey Hill is a popular walk in North Clare. Walk west along this track to a gap in the wall on your left at M31111 10471 B then follow rough tracks over limestone shelves to the summit marked by a cairn at a wall junction.. On a clear day there are great views to the north over Galway Bay. On the other sides it is surrounded by the bare limestone hills of the Burren.The hill is called after Corcomroe Abbey on its eastern slopes. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1009/comment/5768/
 
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)
 
Easy hike with the added bonus of some great scen .. by Damian120   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
Left car at St. patricks Church and walked from .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Abbey Hill)
 
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