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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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Hewson Hill Hill Laois County, in Binnion List, Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone Bedrock

Height: 261m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 55 Grid Reference: S52276 96497
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: conormcbandon, delboyir, arrow, Dessie1, jackill, chalky, sandman, paddyhillsbagger, peterturner, Fergalh, eamonoc, wicklore
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Longitude: -7.221829, Latitude: 53.01693 , Easting: 252276, Northing: 196497 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 6.9km
ITM: 652213 696531,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HwsnHl, 10 char: Hewson Hil
Bedrock type: Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone, (Clogrenan Formation)

Hewson Hill is the 1250th highest place in Ireland. Hewson Hill is the most northerly summit in the South Midlands area.

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Low wooded hill with limited views .. by group   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
A lovely forest stroll .. by wicklore   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
Something to add interest to your visit .. by wicklore   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
A stroll on Hewson
by arrow  16 Jul 2015
Hewson Hill is one of three heavily forested hills around 5km from Stradbally and close to the Rock of Dunamase. Finding the actual entrance to start this walk proved difficult as it is surrounded by a lot of privately owned land but I was determined to succeed as it is part of my local 100. Google maps got me to the actual road it is on and after that just be observant for a gate way on the left to the track. Poorly signposted but there was parking. The track was overgrown in places and the summit was very difficult to reach due to the amount of fallen trees from previous years storm damage. Limited views due to the heavy forestry but otherwise it was a pleasant stroll. Took about an hour and 15 minutes, not bad considering that I had a 10 year old and an 8 year old in tow. Views from the surrounding area of the Rock of Dunamase are well worth a visit. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1201/comment/18191/
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Tress blown over at summit .. by Fergalh   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
TIMBER! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Hewson Hill)
 
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