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Tower Hill Hill Waterford County, in Binnion List, Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 238m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S44380 18850 This place has been logged as visited by 17 members. Recently by: jasonmc, Niamhq, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, conormcbandon, Garmin, sandman, Pepe, comsean, chalky, Fergalh, jackill, eamonoc, mcrtchly, kernowclimber
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Longitude: -7.349909, Latitude: 52.319955 , Easting: 244380, Northing: 118850 Prominence: 118m,  Isolation: 5.8km
ITM: 644319 618901,   GPS IDs, 6 char: TwrHl, 10 char: Tower Hill
Bedrock type: Red, brown conglomerate & sandstone, (Carrigmaclea Formation)

Tower Hill is the 1306th highest place in Ireland. Tower Hill is the second most easterly summit in the Comeragh Mountains area.

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The Tower is not the summit
Short Summary created by mcrtchly, thomas_g,  23 Jun 2014
Tower Hill (which is not the true summit) lies in the northern part of the Marquis of Waterford's Curraghmore Estate. The hill is mostly forested but contains an interesting round tower constructed by the first Marquis, George de la Poer Beresford to commemorate the death of his son in a riding accident in 1785. Access to this forested area is via one of the forest entrances from the W, S, E and N all of which, except the west have parking. The west entrance can be accessed from the parking area at Curraghmore church.

The true summit is about 300m north of the forested area and outside the estate walls. It can be reached by parking at S44662 18440 A beside a forest entrance north of a minor road Carrick-Suir to Portlaw. Don't take the forest entrance but cross through the gate of the adjacent field. Cross a couple more fields (with electric fences) and the summit is in the corner of the third field besides the edge of the forestry. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1236/comment/15480/
 
Twin Towers? .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Tower Hill)
 
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