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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 58 members. Recently by: stevebullers, Ulsterpooka, fingalscave, Gat, mazamegaza, jimmyread, susanc, trostanite, Miranda, conorc57, JKelly, chalky, Wilderness, FilHil, gregwalker
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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 644th highest summit 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)
 
Shapely scarply Sallagh Braes .. by simon3   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
Wot, no comments? Let's see about that! Agnew's .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Agnew's Hill)
 
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Picture: Agnew's Hill seen from near Sallagh Braes
 
pdtempan on Agnew's Hill, 2008
by pdtempan  27 May 2008
When we climbed Agnew's Hill on Sunday, conditions were too hazy for good photos (despite strong winds), so here is a picture taken on a previous walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/533/comment/3126/
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