Headington Hill

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Headington Hill
Headington Hill is located in Oxfordshire
Headington Hill
Headington Hill
 Headington Hill shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SP531063
Civil parish unparished
District Oxford
Shire county Oxfordshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Oxford
Postcode district OX3
Dialling code 01865
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Oxford East
Website Headington, Oxford
List of places
UK
England
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Coordinates: 51°45′22″N 1°13′30″W / 51.756°N 1.225°W / 51.756; -1.225

Headington Hill is a hill in the east of Oxford, England, in the suburb of Headington. The Headington Road goes up the hill leading out of the city. There are good views of the spires of Oxford from the hill, especially from the top of South Park.

Between 1644 and 1646, Headington Hill was used by the Parliamentarian forces while besieging Oxford during the First English Civil War. Headington Hill Hall, built in 1824 for the Morrell family (local brewers), stands on the hill.

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