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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,   Summits in area: 128,   Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW For all tops   Highest summit: Lugnaquilla, 925m

Summits in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 561mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 550mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m
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War Hill Mountain Cnoc an Bhairr A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Bhairr [PNCW*], 'hill of the summit') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 686m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O16895 11338 This summit has been logged as climbed by 568 members. Recently by: Peter Walker, Bunsen7, Sweeney, Dee68, gaoithe, IainT, Lauranna, Garmin, KevinRoche, strangeweaver, tmsr, Damien25, lw24, markwallace, clacon
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.253946, Latitude: 53.140034 , Easting: 316895, Northing: 211338 Prominence: 71m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 716819 711370,   GPS IDs, 6 char: WrHl, 10 char: War Hill
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Price's suggested Irish derivation for War Hill, whilst possible, seems rather tautological and is not backed up by any Irish attestations. Barr is itself a common term denoting a hill and is usually the first element in names, e.g. Barr Trí gCom (Baurtregaum), Barr na Coilleadh (Barnakillew), etc. Also hill of the top seems a strange way to describe War Hill, since it's really only a lower outlier of Djouce. An alternative is that the name was created in English, and this is supported by a reference to a battle on War Hill in a letter written on 15th December 1838 by Eugene O'Curry. “In the Townland of Lackandarragh in the Powerscourt Parish they shew a place called the Churchyard, but it does not retain the least vestige of either a church or churchyard. Some say that it was the place of sepulture of persons killed in a battle fought between the English troops and the O’Tooles some three hundred years ago. This battle was fought on War Hill, immediately overhanging this Churchyard, on the opposite side of the river.” Of course, one would expect these events to give rise to Battle Hill, rather than War Hill, so this suggestion must also be considered tentative.   War Hill is the 134th highest summit in Ireland.

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on a crisp January morning. .. by Irishsas   (Show all for War Hill)
 
Not much to say about War Hill, but it makes a us .. by csd   (Show all for War Hill)
 
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Picture: By The Rivers of Babylon, did we lay down, and there we wept...
 
CaptainVertigo on War Hill, 2005
by CaptainVertigo  5 Apr 2005
From Luggala did Kubla Khan two stately pleasure domes decree, two large lumps measureless to man, with hairy bracken to the knee, and Cloghoge the sacred river ran, Vertigo the Walker was dying for a @!X(From "The Ballad of Djouce and War Hill" by John and Yoko Vertigo) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/129/comment/1626/
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Almost umbilical...A Navan Hill Walker tanks up o .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for War Hill)
 
But thy eternal summer shall not fade Nor lose .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for War Hill)
 
Not much to add to previous comments. If you fanc .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for War Hill)
 
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