Bencroy 518m mountain, Breifne Iron Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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.
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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 Arderin List, Sandstone, sandy shale & shale Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H04554 19083
Place visited by 59 members. Recently by: ilenia, IndyMan, Peter Walker, arderincorbett, wicklore, Wilderness, FrankMc1964, markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, eamonoc, melohara, Lauranna
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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 510th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/416/
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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)
 
From Drumshanbo take unclassified road to Aghacas .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Bencroy)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bencroy 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 I. 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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