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South Midlands Area   Brandon Hill Subarea
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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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
Place visited by 269 members. Recently by: grahambartlett, Singo, conormcbandon, mbourke, Schweppee, conorjob, oakesave, Liamob, Mike32chp, Barry28213, Wilderness, sarahryanowen, GoldCircle, David-Guenot, NualaMc
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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 486th 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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oldsoldier on Brandon Hill, 2010
by oldsoldier  25 Jan 2010
Brandon Hill is surely a giant of a mountain with respect to what can be seen from its summit, an unhindered view for 360 degrees. I parked my car at a fabulous white house with a very ornate brick gateway on the R705 at a point called Carrickanoran. The house entrance and the forestry entrance are side by side and can be easily missed. I parked my car here and followed the waymarked way all the way to the summit.( A lovely beginners walk). Sometimes a looped walk marker, sometimes a red arrow, and sometimes a B/W stone set in a small marker. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/4372/
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