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Wicklow Area   W: Baltinglass Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Spinans Hill SE Top Hill Cnoc na Spíonán (mullach thoir theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Spinans Hill. Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Andesite & andesitic tuff Bedrock

Height: 400m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: S93044 91136
Place visited by 60 members. Recently by: loftyobrien, davsheen, pinchy, briankelly, abcd, sofearghail, Glanman2, Colin Murphy, eugeneryan959, Grumbler, melohara, TipsyDempy, Pepe, jgfitz, Bunsen7
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Longitude: -6.616069, Latitude: 52.963284 , Easting: 293044, Northing: 191136 Prominence: 40m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 692972 691175,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Spn400, 10 char: SpnnsHlSET
Bedrock type: Andesite & andesitic tuff, (Donard Andesite Member)

Brusselstown Ring is at the SE end of Spinans Hill. This fort is mentioned in several Irish annals as Dún Bolg [PNCW].   Spinans Hill SE Top is the 951st highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/841/
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Wary of csd’s forest ordeal on Spinian, today I s .. by wicklore   (Show all for Spinans Hill SE Top (Cnoc na Spíonán (mullach thoir theas)))
 
Brissels or Brussels
by Bunsen7  16 Dec 2017
Climbed both hills on 16/12/17, following the main route described by others here on MV.

The forestry between the tops has thinned out a little (or so it seems by reference to previous comments) and further inroads are being made into the forestry with machinery that make the route much more obvious.

When researching this hill before my visit I found myself confused as to the pronunciation (Spinnian's?, Spynan's?) and was enlightened by, well, you guessed it, google.

Apparently in the early 1800s there was an English geologist named Thomas Weaver charged with doing a little research into the geology of Wicklow. He seems to have spent quite some time traversing the range and commenting on the geology of many lesser known hills.

His publication described the hills of Spynan's (Spinan's), Brisselstown (Spinan's SE), Kilranela (Cloghnagaune), Tinoran, and others in the Baltinglass area.

On this hill, "Brisselstown" as he spelled it, he noted that "Craggy protuberances stud the upper part and form the summit of this hill which is encircled by three concentric mounds, [...], which with the crags above display a kind of mural crown, perceptible at a great distance. The object of these enclosures is not at present known, [...], and the craggy summit may have served as an altar."

I certainly found the summit more interesting than the main top to the west, which is flatter with a number of shallow bog pools.

The same publication, Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Volume 5 (1821?), measured the hill at 1330 feet, which seems fairly close! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/841/comment/19812/
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