Knocknashee 276m hill, Ox Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Ox Mountains Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Knockalongy, 544m
Maximum height for area: 544 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 490 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknashee Hill Cnoc na Sí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Sí [logainm.ie], 'hill of the fairies') Sligo County, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G55600 19200
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: 40Shades, ColinCallanan, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, conormcbandon, Nick68, Garmin, maike, mountainmike, chalky, eamonoc, concorde, daveespene, dr_banuska, Fergalh
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Longitude: -8.67978, Latitude: 54.119991 , Easting: 155600, Northing: 319200 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 4.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 555559 819207,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc276, 10 char: Knocknashe
Bedrock type: Bioclastic cherty limestone, (Bricklieve Limestone Formation (upper))

Located in the townland of Knocknashee Common. Ir. sí can mean both 'fairy' and 'fairy mound'. It is usually masculine, and therefore this name appears to mean 'hill of the fairies'. However, since it can occasionally be feminine, the meaning 'hill of the fairy mound' cannot be ruled out.   Knocknashee is the 1212th highest place in Ireland.

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More to this hill than its views .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknashee in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Once proud but know fallen on hard times Trig.
 
Trig support required!
by eamonoc  16 Oct 2014
Climbed on 15/10/2014. Started at G 56332 18935 D, parked on roadside verge beside some old farm bulidings. Following directions of a Sligo Spur Walks, well made route card was able to ascend easily through two fields to the summit plateau and find Trig point beside megalithic tomb. Poor old trig was lying on it`s side having obviously toppled from burial mound. As this is not the first trig I have discovered in this state of despair, maybe the formation of a Trig Support group would be in order! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/975/comment/17729/
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Western Face conqured: July 2000. .. by daveespene   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Knocknashee has a pleasing aspect on the small ro .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
"Hill of the Fairies" .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
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