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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Bencroy Mountain Gob na bhFiach A name in Irish
also Gubnaveagh an extra name in English
(Ir. Gob na bhFiach [PNCL], 'point/beak of the ravens') Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H04554 19083
Place visited by 52 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, eamonoc, melohara, Lauranna, jlk, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, FilHil, ckilm, mountainmike, frankmc04
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Longitude: -7.931339, Latitude: 54.120921 , Easting: 204554, Northing: 319083 Prominence: 83m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 604488 819099,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bncry, 10 char: Bencroy
Bedrock type: Sandstone, sandy shale & shale, (Bencroy Sandstone Member)

Also known as Gubnaveagh, which is also the name of a townland in the parish of Oughteragh.   Bencroy is the 478th highest place in Ireland.

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I approached Bencroy from the SW side of Benbrack .. by gerrym   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
(Climbed 06.02.19) The third and final peak (See .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bencroy in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Down fron Bencroy along the moorland below the Slieve Anierin Knockacullion ridge
 
Harry Goodman on Bencroy, 2009
by Harry Goodman  15 Dec 2009
I climbed Bencroy on 19 June 2008 as part of a circular walk over Slieve Anierin and Knockacullion. Although I walked to the summit at H 045 191 E (518m) as shown on the Mountain Views list, I noted that this reference did not correspond with the high point shown on the OS I Sheet 26 at H 049 191 F (513m) some 400m further east. There is no point shown on the map at 518m. The top is quite expansive and featureless with a few bumps any of which at a glance could be high points.Has anyone any comments on the difference in the MR and height between Mountain Views and OSI. The OSI high point is 513m. There is no point on the map showing 518m. If in doubt do both. I also used the approach up the light green strip on Bencroy's southern slope described by eflanaga in climb dated 06. 02. 19. The walk back was along the moorland below the Slieve Anierin , Knockacullion, Bencroy ridge to the start point at H0320014700 G. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/416/comment/3193/
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From Drumshanbo take unclassified road to Aghacas .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
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