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Silvermine Mountains E TopHillTipperaryCounty, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock
Height:479mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59Grid Reference: R83306 69495This place has been logged as visited by 70 members. Recently by: Gus, tagoona, melohara, ahogan, mountainmike, Michael-n, Maurice-N, delboyir, Cobhclimber, kakamaka17, Geo, millsd1, chalky, jasonmc, eamonoc I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The mineral works of earliest celebrity are the copper and lead mines of the Silvermines. They were first worked by an English company in the seventeenth century, who extracted a considerable quantity of silver from the ore [Gleeson - History of Ely O'Carroll Territory].
Silvermine Mountains E Top is the 583rd highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/519/