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Brandon Hill Mountain Cnoc Bhréanail A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Bhréanail [OSI], 'hill of Bréanal') County Highpoint of Kilkenny, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates Bedrock

Height: 515m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S69702 40268 This place has been logged as visited by 256 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, NualaMc, maryt, DeltaP, bigmac63, Jerpoint23, flynnke, BathQueen, msammon, patmoran, Dee68, tonybyrne57, mlmoroneybb, PeakPaul, Daingean
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Longitude: -6.974129, Latitude: 52.509839 , Easting: 269702, Northing: 140268 Prominence: 450m,  Isolation: 5.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669638 640323,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndHl, 10 char: BrndnHil
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates, (Campile Formation)

This is the highest point in Co. Kilkenny. Brandonhill is also the name of a townland split between the parishes of Graiguenamanagh and The Rower and between the baronies of Gowran and Ida. There is also a townland named Brandondale in the parish of Graiguenamanagh.   Brandon Hill is the third highest mountain in the South Midlands area and the 487th highest in Ireland. Brandon Hill is the second most easterly summit in the South Midlands area. Brandon Hill is the highest point in county Kilkenny.

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Brandon Hill is surely a giant of a mountain with .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Brandon Hill)
 
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mneary34 on Brandon Hill, 2005
by mneary34  10 Oct 2005
Brandon Hill at 515 metres high is an impressive sight from the bridge at Graiguenamanagh which is approx 20 metres above sea level. I followed Simons directions and can confirm his grid ref for the car park as per the GPS at S698412 A. From the car park a route straight up the mountain takes you for approx 100 metres over some very rough ground. Alternatively follow the path for 50 metres, take a left turn then a right at a junction and then turn right gently uphill at the gate along a path. After 100 metres a path left takes you straight to the top. The mission cross according to the inscription was erected in July 1984 by public subscription by the parish of Graiguenamanagh. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/1995/
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