Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
Tutorial Area
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Detail Map Features
Showing 3 items:
Knockacullion 562m, Bencroy 518m,
Tracks:
2587, 12km
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
(none available)
Recent Contributions

Tomies Mountain: Light on Tomies and Purple

An Cnoc Fada: The majesty of the Poisoned Glen in the snow

Derrygarriff: Free as a bird

The Beara-Breifne Way Day7

Foardal: Beyond a shadow of a doubt

The Beara-Breifne Way Day 6

Foardal: Simple approach from NW

Hillocks

Derrygarriff: Fine summit, easily reached.

The Beara-Breifne Way Day5

Enjoy your trip

More midges.

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Bencroy Mountain Gob na bhFiach A name in Irish
also Gubnaveagh an extra name in English
(Ir. Gob na bhFiach [PNCL], 'point/beak of the ravens') Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H04554 19083
Place visited by 52 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, eamonoc, melohara, Lauranna, jlk, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, FilHil, ckilm, mountainmike, frankmc04
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.931125, Latitude: 54.12084 , Easting: 204554, Northing: 319083 Prominence: 83m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 604502 819090,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bncry, 10 char: Bencroy
Bedrock type: Sandstone, sandy shale & shale, (Bencroy Sandstone Member)

Also known as Gubnaveagh, which is also the name of a townland in the parish of Oughteragh.   Bencroy is the 510th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/416/?PHPSESSID=4n22eonq6ijkpbt85tkd9rnb12
COMMENTS for Bencroy 1 of 1
I approached Bencroy from the SW side of Benbrack .. by gerrym   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
(Climbed 06.02.19) The third and final peak (See .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
I climbed Bencroy on 19 June 2008 as part of a ci .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
walker_hollick on Bencroy, 2005
by walker_hollick  30 Jan 2005
From Drumshanbo take unclassified road to Aghacashel. After passing Aghacashel PO and going over a bridge take a left turn (signposted Ballinagleragh). Continue on for a few miles,
eventually passing through a forest and onto open moorland. Shortly after park at a layby on the right hand side with a waymarker and signposts for Slieve Anierin Way (GR H188 053 H). Take a track on the left of the road through what appear to be mine workings. When the track reaches
a rather indeterminate ending you are a short distance from the unmarked summit. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/416/comment/1451/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
(End of comment section for Bencroy.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.