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South Midlands Area
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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Knockmannon Hill Hill Kilkenny County, in Binnion List, Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 315m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 60 Grid Reference: S37920 70983
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, jlk, thomas_g, peterturner, jasonmc, jackill, chalky, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, eamonoc, Fergalh, wicklore
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Longitude: -7.438686, Latitude: 52.788891 , Easting: 237920, Northing: 170983 Prominence: 151m,  Isolation: 4.8km
ITM: 637861 671023,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc315, 10 char: KnckmnnHil
Bedrock type: Thick flaggy sandstone and siltstone, (Bregaun Flagstone Formation)

Knockmannon Hill is the 1119th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmannon Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: From Clomantagh
 
Many routes to the summit
Short Summary created by jackill  31 Jan 2015
Follow the Ballyragget road from Durrow and then take the first right after factory and proceed to the village of Lisdowney. At the village take second right uphill to a crossroads. At the crossroads turn right and just after forest entrance, where you can park, there is a lane (S38992 70915 A ). Cross three gates and follow the track to a gate to large field. Cross field and veer right to where the wooden electricity poles go up hill, cross the fence here and follow a rough track up through a forest ride. At the end of the ride is a forestry track. Turn right and follow it to its end going uphill to the left through new planting to reach the summit.It is also possible( but a longer walk) to use the access road to a telecom mast to get to the summit. This starts at S38719 72172 B, however parking at the start could cause issues as it is on a narrow country lane. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1126/comment/15370/
 
Telecommunications tower on forested top .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Knockmannon Hill)
 
Walk Access no Problem. .. by sandman   (Show all for Knockmannon Hill)
 
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