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 Sunday, August 31, 2014

LONDON BOROUGH TOPS
(approximately, non-definitively)


1 Bromley245mOn Westerham Hill, 400m south of Hawleys Corner(lofty)
2Croydon175mIn Sanderstead Plantation, up the path from the west(leafy)
3Harrow153mOn Magpie Hall Road near Alpine Walk, Bushey Heath(dull)
4Sutton147mIn the southwest corner of Clockhouse recreation ground(remote)
5Barnet147mAt the covered reservoir by the water tower, Arkley(alien)
6Camden134mOn Spaniards Road near the 'Hampstead Heath' bus stop
(or maybe at the Heath's summit by Whitestone Pond)
(sandy)
7Hillingdon134mAt the top of Potter Street Hill, Northwood Hills(posh)
8 Greenwich132mBy the pond in Eaglesfield recreation ground, Shooters Hill(secluded)
9Haringey116mAt the top of Highgate High St, by Highgate School chapel(classy)
10Enfield115mAt the gate on Camlet Way, Hadley Wood(detached)
11
12
Lewisham
Southwark
112mOn the top of Sydenham Hill, at one end or the other(median)
13Lambeth110mAlong Westow Hill, probably at the top of Jasper Road(retail)
14Havering105mIn Havering-atte-Bower, by the church or the cricket pitch(village)
15Islington100mRoad junction where Hornsey Lane meets Highgate Hill(steep)
16Brent92mOn Wakemans Hill Avenue between Kingsbury and Colindale(suburban)
17Waltham Forest91mThe trig point on the top of Pole Hill, Chingford(proper)
18Redbridge90mTop of Cabin Hill, Hainault Forest Country Park(brambly)
19Kingston90mCovered reservoir at Telegraph Hill, Malden Rushett(private)
20Ealing85mTrig pillar at the summit of Horsenden Hill(glorious)
21Bexley83mLangdon Shaw, a residential road by the Sidcup bypass(estate)
22Wandsworth60mOn a heaped mound of spoil on Putney Heath(tumulus)
23Richmond56mUp King Henry's Mound in Richmond Park(vista)
24Merton55mAlong the southern edge of Wimbledon Common, probably(common)
25Westminster50mWhere Boundary Road crosses Finchley Road(trunk)
26Ham & Fulham45mAlong the Harrow Road, just west of Kensal Green Cemetery(mundane)
27Ken & Chelsea45mEntrance to Kensal Green Cemetery, on Harrow Road(funereal)
28Barking & Dag43mNorth end of Chadwell Heath Cemetery, Marks Gate(grave)
29Hackney39mWhere Woodberry Grove meets Green Lanes, Manor House(parky)
30Hounslow33mTraditionally the junction of Meadow Waye and The Vale in Heston
(alternatively where Western Road crosses the Grand Union Canal)
(uncertain)
31City of London22mWhere Chancery Lane meets High Holborn, WC1(central)
32Tower Hamlets16mMaybe where Cambridge Heath Road cross the Regents Canal
Or maybe around Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel
(it's a flat borough, so nobody's entirely sure)
(no idea)
33Newham15mTraditionally the corner of Sidney Road, Wanstead Flats
(but quite possibly now in QEOP opposite John Lewis)
(shallow)




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