Soarns Hill 403m hill, Antrim Hills Central Antrim Hills Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Soarns HillHillSliabh Bán A name in Irish also Slievebane an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh Bán [OSI], 'white or fallow mountain')AntrimCounty in NI and in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:403mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9Grid Reference: D21085 14081 Place visited by 27 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Fergalh, Xiom5724, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Ulsterpooka, trostanite, Wilderness, whoRya, Peter Walker, Garmin, sandman, AntrimRambler, hillhound, mark-rdc I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Irish name, Sliabh Bán, is fairly transparent. However, the origin of the English name, Soarns Hill, is obscure. It may be derived from Ir. sorn, 'kiln', but the hill seems rather too high and remote for this. There were limekilns near the coast at Carnlough.
Soarns Hill is the 928th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/810/