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West Cork Mountains Area   S Cen: Nowen Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Nowen Hill Far West Top Hill Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach i gcéin thiar) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Nowen Hill. Cork County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 405.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W11225 51783
Place visited by 28 members. Recently by: dodser, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, DeirdreM, annem, jackos, Wilderness, John.geary, simon3, chelman7, eamonoc, Fergalh, learykid, Wildrover, Lauranna
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Longitude: -9.285091, Latitude: 51.71199 , Easting: 111225, Northing: 51783 Prominence: 59.25m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 511194 551849,   GPS IDs, 6 char: NwnHlF, 10 char: NwnHlFrWst
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Nowen Hill Far West Top is the 918th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill Far West Top (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach i gcéin thiar)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Nowen FWT in the foreground with Nowen SW behind
 
Into the West
Short Summary created by jackill, thomas_g  15 Jul 2012
Park at W10378 51710 starA a gated track entrance, room for 2 cars (just) and follow the track up the hill, keeping right at a fork. This track will lead to a small gate at W11081 51903 starB Nowen Hill Far West is straight in front of you. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/824/comment/5583/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill Far West Top (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach i gcéin thiar)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Previous access issue to this simple stroll seems to have vanished.
by Colin Murphy  20 May 2024
MV member millsd1 has previously reported access issues for this hill, but we encountered no such problems. In fact as there aren’t any houses or structures for at least 1km in every direction, it’s hard to know where the lady referred to who refused permission came from (not that I doubt millsd1’s account.) The gate at the starting point,(where there is room for a couple of cars,) leads to a forest track, and besides a small sign concerning a planning permission notice for ESB works, there were no other signs denying access. Actually there is another, smaller gate about 100m to the south, which does have a large warning sign, so I’d advise steering clear of any approach from there. The walk is simplicity itself. Head up the forest track for about 600m, which rises just 100m. At the fork turn right and follow the track as it curves around towards the highpoint. This actually passes within 10m of the summit. Clamber up a bank on the right to a small pile of rocks on a grassy outcrop. Up and down in less than one hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/824/comment/24212/
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.......access issue.
by millsd1  31 May 2013
Further to the access point referred to by jackill and thomas_g (W 10378 51710 starA) I intended using this as a starting point for a loop walk including all three Nowens, the two Maughanaclea hills and Mullaghmesha. I was parked at the above location and just about to start my walk when I was intercepted by the owner who told me in no uncertain terms that I was not to enter her land. The gate at the vehicle access track has a padlock on it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/824/comment/15000/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Nowen Hill Far West Top (<i>Cnoc na nAbhann (mullach i gcéin thiar)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Climb me!
 
To open the gate or knot (sorry)
by thomas_g  13 Jul 2012
Park at W10378 51710 starA a gated track entrance, room for 2 cars (just) and follow the track up the hill, keeping right at a fork. This track will lead to a small gate at W11081 51903 starB which is tied with about 15 knots and will take about 10 minutes to untie - save yourself some time and climb the hinge. This gate gives access to open mountain: Nowen Hill Far West is more or less directly opposite. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/824/comment/14718/
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