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PARLIAMENT HILL

PARLIAMENT HILL
PARLIAMENT HILL

Parliament Hill is a high point of 322 feet (98 metres) on the southern side of Hampstead Heath. It is said to be named because it was part of the London defences for Parliamentary Forces during the English Civil War in the 17th century. Now it is better known for its views over central London and for kite-flying. There is a viewpoint indicator which identifies landmark buildings to the south. To the north-east is an attractive view of neighbouring Highgate.

Region:
Location/Address: East Heath Road
Hampstead
County: London
Post Code: NW3 1BN
Link to featured article: A stroll across Hampstead Heath
Useful Website Address: City of London website page
Tip/Nearby: Kenwood House, Keats' House
Primary Management: Local Authority
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