Little Sugar Loaf

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This page is about the mountain in East Wicklow. For its larger neighbour, see Great Sugar Loaf. For the similarly named mountain in West Wicklow, see Sugarloaf, West Wicklow. For other mountains of the same name, see Sugarloaf (mountain).
Little Sugar Loaf
Giolspar
IMG LittleSugarLoaf5416r.jpg
Little Sugar Loaf, from the east
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Location
Location Wicklow, Ireland
Range Wicklow Mountains
Coordinates 53°10′8″N 6°7′12″W / 53.16889°N 6.12000°W / 53.16889; -6.12000
Topo map OSi Discovery 56

Little Sugar Loaf, also called Giltspur Mountain[1] (Irish: Giolspar, earlier name Beannach Bheag), is a hill in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is situated East-North-East of the Great Sugar Loaf, separated from it by the N11 dual carriageway. The northern side of Little Sugar Loaf directly overlooks the town of Bray; the eastern side (see photo) looks across the R761 between Bray and Greystones to the western slope of Bray Head.

It is readily identifiable by its distinctive rocky double 'summit' which contrasts with the hilltops in the area which, apart from Bray Head, are very regular in appearance. It is the 913th highest summit in Ireland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ MountainViews.ie

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