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Wexford Area   N: Enniscorthy   Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 61, 62, 68, 69, 76, 77, EW-B, EW-B 
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Slieveboy, 420m
Maximum height for area: 420 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 304 metres,

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Vinegar Hill Hill Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor A name in Irish Wexford County in Leinster Province, in Local/Historical/Cultural List, Intermediate volcanics Bedrock

Height: 116.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S98279 39905
Place visited by 59 members. Recently by: MartaD, AptZeus, PabloAlto, helenw7, tsheehy, simon3, Cobhclimber, dregish, Aneta.jablonska, Colin Murphy, andodenis, Dessie1, loftyobrien, wohfnow, donalhunt
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Longitude: -6.553499, Latitude: 52.502111 , Easting: 298279, Northing: 139905 Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 8.5km
ITM: 698207 639952,   GPS IDs, 6 char: VngrHl, 10 char: VngrHil
Bedrock type: Intermediate volcanics, (in Campile Formation)

Vinegar Hill lies just 1km to the east of Enniscorthy. One of the most significant and bloody battles in Irish history took place there during the 1798 Rebellion.   Vinegar Hill is the 1501th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Vinegar Hill (<i>Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor</i>) in area Wexford, Ireland
Picture: The summit rock outcrop with some eejit on it.
 
The rest is history...
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  30 Aug 2021
The scene of a decisive defeat during the rebellion of 1798. Hugely outgunned and almost surrounded by British forces, the rebels fought heroically, and the vast bulk of them escaped through what became known as Needham's Gap, which was not a geographical gap, but a hole left in the British forces when General Needham arrived late to the battle.
A very simple and sinfully easy hill to bag. Park at car park at S98384 39999 starA, which can accommodate about 50 cars. Nearby granite slabs detail the history of the location. Just beyond these a trail leads up a grassy slope to the high point, a walk of approximately two minutes. The summit is marked by a large outcrop of rock. There are fine views of the distant Blackstairs to the north west. What looks like the remains of a fort stands nearby, but was actually a windmill dating from the 17th century. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1387/comment/17710/
 
Historic Hill .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor))
 
Go on, it's a cracker! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor))
 
August 2020 .. by donalhunt   (Show all for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor))
 
Steeped in history. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor))
 
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