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Sperrin Mountains Area   NE Cen: Glenelly North East Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 12, 13, 6, 7, 8 
Highest place:
Sawel, 678m
Maximum height for area: 678 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 657 metres,

Places in area Sperrin Mountains:
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion NE Top 493.6m
E: Magherafelt Hills:   Slieve Gallion 526.6m
N: Claudy Hills:   Crockdooish 321mCurradrolan Hill 270mEglish 277mLetterlogher 249mMullaghmeash Hill 244mSlieveboy 259mStraid Hill 303m
NE Cen: Glenelly North East:   Barnes Top 456mCraigagh Hill 460mCrockbrack 526.1mKnockanbane Mountain 441mMeenard Mountain 620mMeenard Mtn W Top 480mMullaghaneany 627mMullaghash 480mMullaghsallagh 485mOughtmore 569mSpelhoagh 568m
NE: Glenshane North:   Benbradagh 465mBoviel Top 454mCarn Hill 448mCarntogher 464mMoneyoran Hill 414m
NE: Glenshane South:   Bohilbreaga 478mCoolnasillagh Mountain 423mCorick Mountain 430mCrockalougha 407mMullaghmore 550mWhite Mountain 537m
NW Cen: Glenelly North West:   Dart Mountain 619mDart Mountain North-West Top 525mLearmount Mountain 489mLearmount Mountain South Top 492mMullaghasturrakeen 581mMullaghcarbatagh 517mMullaghclogha 635mMullaghclogher 572mMullaghdoo 568mSawel 678m
NW: Maheramason Hills:   Clondermot Hill 220mGortmonly Hill 218mSlievekirk 370m
SE Cen: Glenelly South East:   Carnanelly 562mCarnanelly West Top 503.4mMullaghbane 467mMullaghturk 416m
SE: Cookstown Hills:   Cregganconroe 300mFir Mountain 362mOughtmore 382m
SW Cen: Glenelly South West:   Clogherny Top 408mCraignamaddy 385mCrocknamoghil 335mMullaghbolig 442mSpaltindoagh 420m
SW: Mullaghcarn:   Curraghchosaly Mountain 416mMullaghcarn 542mMullaghcarn South Top 525m
SW: Newtownstewart Hills:   Bessy Bell 420mMullaghcroy 242m
W: Strabane:   Balix Hill 403mKnockavoe 296mOwenreagh Hill 400m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Barnes Top Hill Cnoc an Bhearnais A name in Irish Derry County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 456m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H63854 99928
Place visited by 38 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, garybuz, Paddym99, Sperrinwalker, Lucky1, Kilcoobin, dregish, Hoverla, trostanite, wicklore, eamonoc, Aidy, Fergalh, LorraineG60, MichaelG55
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Longitude: -7.006971, Latitude: 54.842992 , Easting: 263854, Northing: 399928 Prominence: 78m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 663783 899911,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrnsTp, 10 char: Barnes Top
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Dart Formation)

Also referred to as Barness in the Ordnance Survey Memoirs.   Barnes Top is the 716th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/601/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Barnes Top (<i>Cnoc an Bhearnais</i>) in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Barnes Top summit area looking towards Sawel.
 
Fairly straightforward ascent of so-so summit.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  7 Dec 2023
One approach is from the SW, parking for 1 or 2 cars (at a squeeze) next to a bridge H63564 98972 starA. Cross the gate and proceed NE up a slope that is a mixture of tussocky grass and some heather, and marshy in places, although initially fairly navigable. You will reach a gate/fence around H63825 99389 starB, running in a northerly direction. Follow this almost to the top, which is heather covered and makes for heavy walking in the final stretches. The summit highpoint is unmarked but appears to be next to a fencepost. 50 minutes car to top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/601/comment/5360/
 
I climbed Barnes Top on 23 March 2010 as part of .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Barnes Top (Cnoc an Bhearnais))
 
Started off at Glashagh Bridge (H 636 990 E) .. by thisbliss   (Show all for Barnes Top (Cnoc an Bhearnais))
 
I climbed Barnes Top yesterday, Saturday the 19th .. by pquinn572   (Show all for Barnes Top (Cnoc an Bhearnais))
 
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