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Breifne Area   SW: Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 666m
Maximum height for area: 666 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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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 Connacht Province, in Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H04554 19083
Place visited by 81 members. Recently by: Carolineswalsh, Carolyn105, TipsyDempy, MickM45, conormcbandon, abcd, Hyperstorm, Hillwalker65, srr45, AlanReid, annem, No1Grumbler, derekfanning, Ulsterpooka, trostanite
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Longitude: -7.931339, Latitude: 54.120921 , Easting: 204554, Northing: 319083 Prominence: 83m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 604488 819099,   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 513th highest place in Ireland.

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I approached Bencroy from the SW side of Benbrack .. by gerrym   (Show all for Bencroy (Gob na bhFiach))
 
(Climbed 06.02.19) The third and final peak (See .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Bencroy (Gob na bhFiach))
 
Harry Goodman visits .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Bencroy (Gob na bhFiach))
 
From Drumshanbo take unclassified road to Aghacas .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Bencroy (Gob na bhFiach))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bencroy (<i>Gob na bhFiach</i>) in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Cuilcagh in the distance
 
Three summits on the top
by Wilderness  27 Mar 2018
I climbed this coming from Slieve Anierin . I started in the tiny Aghacashel village where there is a small layby about 50 meters up from the shop ; there is enough space for 3-4 cars. If you don't fancy this option you can start your walk on the country road on the east side of Bencroy; there's a small car park with picnic tables there: H054189 starH. At the top there is three lumps ; it was difficult to tell which one was the true summit but I concluded it was the most westerly facing of the three. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/416/comment/19874/
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