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Agnew's Hill Hill Antrim County, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 474m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D32732 01806
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Longitude: -5.934481, Latitude: 54.846408 , Easting: 332732, Northing: 401806 Prominence: 289m,  Isolation: 8.3km
ITM: 732651 901794,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AgnwHl, 10 char: Agnews Hil
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Agnew's Hill is probably the peak marked as Benwellerorie on Mercator's map of SE Ulster, 1595. Rory's Glen is a townland on the SE slopes, named after Rory Ogue McQuillan [OSM, vol. x, p. 118]. Benwellerorie may represent an anglicisation of *Binn Mhaol Ruairí, 'Rory's bare peak'. The English name is derived from the Agnews (Ir. Ó Gníomh), a family of Scottish stock who came to prominence in this area in the 17th century after the decline of the McQuillan's fortunes.   Agnew's Hill is the 601st highest place in Ireland.

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Short climb .. by group   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
Agnew's Hill is somewhat underrated in my opinion .. by slemish   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
Summit from Starbog .. by volsung   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
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Picture: Sallagh Braes from the South.
 
Shapely scarply Sallagh Braes
by simon3  14 May 2013
North of the summit and over a road is the 2km long arc of Sallagh Braes, a spectacular semicircle of a valley where the higher ground to the west (left) falls away towards the sea.

This picture was taken from the south end of the valley. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/533/comment/14991/
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Wot, no comments? Let's see about that! Agnew's .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
When we climbed Agnew's Hill on Sunday, condition .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
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