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Headington history: Headington Hill & Road

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Headington Hill bridge

See also:
Pullens Lane  •  Headington Hill Hall • The bridge over the hill • Headington School
   Warneford Asylum • Boundary stone at Cheney Lane • Cheney Barn


“Besides the village of Headington is a respectable hamlet called Headington Hill, near to which is the Warneford Lunatic Asylum” (Gardner’s History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Oxford, 1852)

“You may approach Oxford in Summer by road, rail or river. Most wise and most fortunate, perhaps is he who can obtain his first view of Oxford from Headington Hill, her Fiesole…” (Cecil Headlam, 1904)

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