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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 27 members. Recently by: John.geary, magnumpig, Wildrover, FrankMc1964, mlmoroneybb, Garmin, jasonmc, eamonoc, muschi, sandman, peter1, chalky, masiakaBlr, Fergalh, hivisibility
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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 792nd highest place in Ireland.

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A restricted view of the Galtys with rising forests
Short Summary created by jackill  18 Jul 2014
After a sharp bend park at a field gate(1 car only) at R94525 53427 A.
Go over the gate and immediately right up an old disused forestry entrance.After a few hundred meters you will reach a new forest track, turn right and follow this to R94565 52881 B, a crossroads, directly ahead look for a firebreak which will bring you to to R94538 52826 C.
Turn right along an overgrown but passable track to R94603 52698 D and then up a rough ride covered in sedge grass.
As the ground flattens out towards the top of the hill go left , skirting pools and rough ground to the summit trig pillar atop a mossy cairn.
The views are restricted due to foresty however the Galty and Slievenamuck ridges to the south are worth seeing from this viewpoint. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/678/comment/5437/
 
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))
 
watch out for the trapdoor!! .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Knockbane (An Cnoc Bán))
 
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