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The Beacon Hill

Height: 196m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 183 Grid Reference: ST63285 23414
Place visited by 2 members. Recently by: Fergalh, chalky
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Longitude: -2.524695, Latitude: 51.008924 , Easting: 363285, Northing: 123414 Prominence: 110m,  Isolation: 18.4km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBcn, 10 char: The Beacon
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B5428/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Beacon  in area South Central England, Ireland
Picture: Trig and Beacon at summit
 
A beacon of sight....
by Fergalh  26 Nov 2020
Parking on Beacon lane for one to south east and go through gate for short walk to summit marked by a beacon and trig pillar. Surprisingly for a small hill extensive views to north as large drop off is a short distance away Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B5428/comment/21571/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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