Headington Hill

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Headington Hill
Headington Hill from Bridge.jpg
A view down Headington Hill, along Headington Road, from the bridge which now connects two parts of Oxford Brookes campus.
Headington Hill is located in Oxfordshire
Headington Hill
Headington Hill
Location within Oxfordshire
OS grid referenceSP531063
Civil parish
  • unparished
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townOxford
Postcode districtOX3
Dialling code01865
PoliceThames Valley
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
WebsiteHeadington, Oxford
List of places
51°45′22″N 1°13′30″W / 51.756°N 1.225°W / 51.756; -1.225Coordinates: 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, and is now the home of Oxford Brookes University's School of Law.

A view up Headington Hill along Headington Road, with an Oxford Park&Ride bus.

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