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Wexford Area , N: Enniscorthy   Subarea
Feature count in area: 14, all in Wexford, OSI/LPS Maps: 61, 62, 68, 69, 76, 77, EW-B, EW-B
Highest Place: Slieveboy 420m

Starting Places (16) in area Wexford:
Askamore Cemetery, Ballymore Wood, Clone Strand, Clonegal, Coolmelagh Forest CP, Cummer Wood South, Gibbet Hill West, Mary Neal's Spout, Mount St Benedict's School, R746 Half Way House, Scroughmore Cross W, Slieveboy NE, Slieveboy SE, St John's Church, Tarahill House, Vinegar Hill

Summits & other features in area Wexford:
N: Bunclody: Kilmichael Hill 269.3m
N: Bunclody : Gibbet Hill 315m, Kilcullen Hill 218m, Slieveboy 420m
N: Enniscorthy  : Oulart Hill 179m, Vinegar Hill 116.6m
NE: Wexford East : Carrigroe Hill 232m, Tara Hill 253m
S: Wexford South: Bree Hill 179m, Camaross Hill 181m, Forth Mountain 237m
SW: New Ross Hills : Carrickbyrne Hill 233m, Lacken Hill 193m, Slievecoiltia 268.5m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Vinegar Hill, 116.6m Hill Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor A name in Irish,
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, Wexford County in Leinster province, in Local/Historical/Cultural Lists, Vinegar Hill is the 1500th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference S98279 39905, OS 1:50k mapsheet 68
Place visited by: 58 members, recently by: AptZeus, PabloAlto, helenw7, tsheehy, simon3, Cobhclimber, dregish, Aneta.jablonska, Colin Murphy, andodenis, Dessie1, loftyobrien, wohfnow, donalhunt, Tomaquinas
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Longitude: -6.553499, Latitude: 52.502111, Easting: 298279, Northing: 139905, Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 8.5km
ITM: 698207 639952
Bedrock type: Intermediate volcanics, (in Campile Formation)
Notes on name: 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.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: VngrHl, 10 char: VngrHil

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Gallery for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor) and surrounds
Summary for Vinegar Hill (Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor): The rest is history...
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2021-08-30 18:31:47
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Picture: The summit rock outcrop with some eejit on it.
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 Vngar (S98384 39999), 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.
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Vinegar Hill (<em>Cnoc Fhiodh na gCaor</em>)
Picture: Vinegar Hill
Historic Hill
by eamonoc 19 Jan 2015
What to say ! an historic hill, plenty of literature written about this hill and its troubled past, the hill was the site of a battle involving over 15,000 British troops and a large contingent of United Irish rebels on June 21st 1798. The hill is well signposted from Enniscorthy town, I was able to drive to Vngar (S98384 39999). Parking here for any amount of cars in a well made large carpark. There is a monument here commemorating the battle, behind it is a really well made path that leads to the top, a stroll of about 5mins. There is the remains of an old windmill and a small prominent rocky outcrop at the top of the hill, fantastic views of surrounding countryside and a bird`s eye view of Enniscorthy, if you happen to be in the area well worth a visit. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1387/comment/17807/
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Picture: Climbing boots not required!
Go on, it's a cracker!
by paddyhillsbagger 5 Jan 2016
A lovely little hill to kick off 2016 with. The sun even came out! Didn't need to change out of my party gear. Marvelous views for such a small outcrop. Well worth a visit. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1387/comment/18418/
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Picture: View looking south east 2 hours after dawn.
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by donalhunt 13 Aug 2020
Nice views for an early stroll. This "peak" won't challenge very many. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1387/comment/20855/
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Picture: Tower at the summit
Steeped in history.
by TommyV 5 Nov 2018
The history of this place takes precedence over the actual scenery but there are lovely views over the town of Enniscorthy. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1387/comment/20200/
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