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South Midlands Area
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 66, 67, 68, 74 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Hewson Hill Hill Laois County, in Binnion List, Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone Bedrock

Height: 261m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 55 Grid Reference: S52276 96497
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, delboyir, arrow, Dessie1, jackill, chalky, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, peterturner, Fergalh, eamonoc, wicklore
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Longitude: -7.221829, Latitude: 53.01693 , Easting: 252276, Northing: 196497 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 6.9km
ITM: 652213 696531,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HwsnHl, 10 char: Hewson Hil
Bedrock type: Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone, (Clogrenan Formation)

Hewson Hill is the 1249th highest place in Ireland. Hewson Hill is the most northerly summit in the South Midlands area.

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Low wooded hill with limited views .. by group   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
A lovely forest stroll .. by wicklore   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
Something to add interest to your visit .. by wicklore   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
A stroll on Hewson .. by arrow   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
Tress blown over at summit
by Fergalh  1 Mar 2014
Turn right at first crossroads out of Portlaoise. Park at gate (S 51858 96493 B) and cross field to rough stile over fence, follow track to right and proceed up hill. At the moment there are many trees blown over at the top.

Always ask landowner permission to cross land, never ever damage fences and beware of livestock. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1201/comment/15849/
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TIMBER! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
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