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South East Midlands Area   SE: Brandon Hill Subarea
Place count in area: 31, OSI/LPS Maps: 28A, 28B, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60 
Highest place:
Slievenamon, 720.2m
Maximum height for area: 720.2 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 711 metres,

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Brandon Hill Mountain Cnoc Bhréanail A name in Irish, also Cnoc Bhréannann an extra EastWest name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Bhréanail [OSI], 'hill of Bréanal') County Highpoint of Kilkenny in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates Bedrock

Height: 515m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S69702 40268
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Longitude: -6.974129, Latitude: 52.509839 , Easting: 269702, Northing: 140268 Prominence: 450m,  Isolation: 5.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 669638 640323,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndHl, 10 char: BrndnHil
Bedrock type: Rhyolitic volcanics, grey & brown slates, (Campile Formation)

This is the highest point in Co. Kilkenny. Brandonhill is also the name of a townland split between the parishes of Graiguenamanagh and The Rower and between the baronies of Gowran and Ida. There is also a townland named Brandondale in the parish of Graiguenamanagh.   Brandon Hill is the 522nd highest place in Ireland. Brandon Hill is the highest point in county Kilkenny.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Hill (<i>Cnoc Bhréanail</i>) in area South East Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Looking to the Blackstairs
 
The 360 degree panorama is worth coming to see
Short Summary created by jackill  30 Jul 2012
Turn off the main road at S67766 42279 starA, taking care when near this point as its easy to miss the turn off.
The forest entrance,S68218 41485 starB, can be locked so you may need to park(space for 2 cars) and walk. At S68848 40961 starC cross a stile to your right and follow a rough track next to a stone wall uphill.At S69243 40632 starD turn right up the track to the summit.
The summit has a large rusting metal cross from 1984, a cairn, a hut and a pillar that locates and names features visible on the surrounding landscape. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/423/comment/5182/
 
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