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Midlands SW Area   SE: Hollyford Hills Subarea
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Knockbane Hill An Cnoc Bán A name in Irish Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 433m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R94259 52539
Place visited by 32 members. Recently by: JohnRea, sarahryanowen, LiamG1951, maryblewitt, Colin Murphy, John.geary, magnumpig, Wildrover, FrankMc1964, mlmoroneybb, Garmin, jasonmc, eamonoc, muschi, sandman
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Longitude: -8.085518, Latitude: 52.624451 , Easting: 194259, Northing: 152539 Prominence: 158m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 594209 652583,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckbn, 10 char: Knockbane
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Knockbane is the 791st highest place in Ireland.

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A restricted view of the Galtys with rising fores .. by group   (Show all for Knockbane (An Cnoc Bán))
 
Roger, roger. .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Knockbane (An Cnoc Bán))
 
Hopping the gate in front of my car at R94525 534 .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockbane (An Cnoc Bán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbane (<i>An Cnoc Bán</i>) in area Midlands SW, Ireland
Picture: The fence leading towards summit area.
 
Alternately easy and rough.
by Colin Murphy  28 Jan 2022
Parked at R94525 53427 starA where wind farm tracks intersect the road - just room for one car without blocking access to the wide double gates. Crossed gate and proceeded 750m up track to R94565 52881 starB, turned left for 50m and then right, through an unlocked gate leading to a towering mast. A wooden fence on the left curls up towards the summit, so followed this. Ground rough in parts but passable with help of fence. R 944 527 starE crossed fence and headed directly up towards summit area. The terrain here was rough - uneven ground, sedge grass, heather and dreaded briars, not to mention a few fallen trees. The summit area features a wind turbine in a clearing, but the actual high point is to the left, where you'll see a small rise topped by a trig pillar and distinctive small tree. 90 car to car. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/678/comment/23394/
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watch out for the trapdoor!! .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Knockbane (An Cnoc Bán))
 
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