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Holywell Hill Hill Cnoc an Tobair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Tobair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the well') Derry/ Donegal County, in Binnion List, Schist and grit with thin marble units Bedrock

Height: 260m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C38500 17100
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: Fergalh, sperrinlad, eejaymm, Aidy, jimmyread, chalky, David-Guenot, sandman, Garmin, AntrimRambler, slemish, conor1, walkingnw, mark-rdc, cerosti
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Longitude: -7.399194, Latitude: 54.999872 , Easting: 238500, Northing: 417100 Prominence: 255m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 638441 917085,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HlywHl, 10 char: HlywlHil
Bedrock type: Schist and grit with thin marble units, (Lough Foyle Succession)

Situated in Altaghaderry townland. There is a holy well and megalithic cairn on this hill [Colhoun].   Holywell Hill is the 1255th highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: View NW to Greenan Mt and the Grianan of Aileach from Holywell Hill
 
A short but enjoyable stroll.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman,  9 Jul 2010
Approach from the B193 just W of Killea at C372147 A. Follow the minor road, signed L2013, NNE for approximately 2km to C3767716800 B. From here a gated access road for a communications mast can be followed NE until it levels out and swings right some 100 metres from the mast. Cross a gate on the left and follow a good grassy surface around right to a fence just before and below a small but prominent raised area with a trig pillar C3855916981 C. From here walk N across the heathery flat summit area for approximately 100 metres to the unmarked MV listed high point which is contained within the bounds of a small ring contour shown on the OS map. Return by way of ascent. An easy walk which can be completed within 30 minutes. The nearby unlisted hill of Greenan Mountain is well worth visiting to see the large and ancient Cashel C367198 D,, the Grianan of Aileach, once the seat of the O'Neills, kings of Ulster. This is accessable by car. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/992/comment/5751/
 
Small hill but worth a visit if in the area. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
a quickie! .. by slemish   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
At least it's better than Mongorry Hill... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
Nowt many places to park around here, but we sque .. by three5four0   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
The Charm Is In The Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
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