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KnocklaydMountainCnoc Leithid A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Leithid [DUPN], 'hill of the slope/expanse')AntrimCountyIn Arderin List
Height:514mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 5Grid Reference: D11500 36400This summit has been logged as climbed by 73 members. Recently by: walker26, Wilderness, dr_banuska, gregwalker, Cweed101, Garmin, callaghanrusty, trevorc, JoannaS, volsung, ahendroff, AntrimRambler, Welder, muschi, sandman I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
With its characteristic conical shape, it can be recognised in many views from the northern part of County Antrim. The summit is surmounted by a cairn known as Carn an Truagh, interpreted in the Ordnance Survey Memoirs as 'cairn of the three', but the anglicised form is not compatible with this interpretation, and Fiachra Mac Gabhann described it as 'of unknown origin' in PNNI vol vii.
Knocklayd is the third highest mountain in the Antrim Hills area and the 432nd highest in Ireland. Knocklayd is the most northerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Antrim Hills area. Knocklayd is the third highest point in county Antrim. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/428/