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Wicklow Area   SE: Wicklow South East Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 783.2mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Westaston Hill Hill Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Diorite Bedrock

Height: 270m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T23720 87226
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: Glanman2, mountainmike, conormcbandon, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, eugeneryan959, JoHeaney, simoburn, wtrs, Barry28213, shaunkelly, moggy40, Geansai, osullivanm, simon3
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Longitude: -6.161266, Latitude: 52.921943 , Easting: 323720, Northing: 187226 Prominence: 122m,  Isolation: 3.8km
ITM: 723641 687262,   GPS IDs, 6 char: WstsHl, 10 char: WststnHil
Bedrock type: Diorite, (Diorite)

Westaston Hill is the 1234th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1190/
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Unremarkable top surmounted by tall comms tower .. by group   (Show all for Westaston Hill )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Westaston Hill  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View to the north east over arboretum.
 
Puzzles of the hill.
by simon3  3 Nov 2014
The first puzzle of this hill is "Where is the top". Given the current covering in Sitka Spruce with razor wire briers I can't see any onsite determination of this at present and I am not so sure even modern technology like photogrammetry or lidar would do any better. So I think that considering the top to be beside the communications tower is unlikely to be disputable until the trees are mature or cut.

A second puzzle are some of the trees nearby such as the one shown in the picture here. This and another are Chilean Pines, usually better known as Monkey Puzzles.

In fact Westaston Hill is the high end of an arboretum originally started by a line of Cromwellian settlers called Acton. This is now operated as Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens by the OPW. Here's what they have to say about the monkey-puzzles on Westaston Hill:

"Tom Acton had a rule of thumb to plant three of every important tree or shrub. One was planted where visiting plantsmen told him it would thrive, another where he thought it would survive, and the last where it would unquestionably not survive. Examples of the latter may be seen on the brow of Westaston Hill that overlooks the house and estate. To this day, a line of exotics, like Himalayan rhododendrons, mighty North American conifers and Chilean trees, all planted by Tom Acton’s gardeners, still grow on this wind swept site. Most are in ragged order and battered because of their exposed positions – except for two fine monkey puzzles. This tree inhabits the high Andes of Chile where it is exposed to the same raging winds. In this case, a tree planted in a situation where he was told it would positively not grow, did survive, indeed it thrived."

Take a look if you visit Westaston, these trees are magnificent.

More at http://www.botanicgardens.ie/kilmac/kilmhist.htm Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1190/comment/17739/
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Another Mast .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Westaston Hill )
 
The top? .. by Barry   (Show all for Westaston Hill )
 
Sliced and Diced. .. by sandman   (Show all for Westaston Hill )
 
Foxglove heaven .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Westaston Hill )
 
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