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Name:Bushey Heath (boundary)
Hill number:5467
Height:153m / 502ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Greater London (CoU), Hertfordshire (CoU)
London Borough:Harrow (LB)
Catchment:Thames
Class:London Borough Top, Clem
(CoL,Cm)
Grid ref:TQ 15276 93805
Summit feature:no feature: ground on grass triangle by crossroads
Drop:0m
Col:153m  TQ152937  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 176
(1:25k) 173
Observations:GPS signal affected by trees and buildings
Survey:Abney level
Comments:The current Harrow/Herts boundary along Common Road/Magpie Hall Rd was established in April 1993. The Harrow/Herts (1965-1993) and Middx/Herts (1889-1965) boundaries ran slightly N. Middx historic county top 175m NW (hill 18905).
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Notes:
  • Harrow London Borough top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 107 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked next to grassy triangle.Aye Jimmy08/09/2019
With Middlesex CoHFred Windsor23/04/2019
Rain prevented a lengthy walk, but a park on the main road and a walk to the crossroads took in the highpoints near a treeChinnockC19/01/2019
Linda and AlanGlenford02/01/2019
Not much to say about this one!jedthehumanoid31/10/2018
Donít drive up Alpine Walk. Very tight for parking and turning.Campbell Singer01/07/2018
On way to Middlesex Historic County Top from Stanmore tube.prwild09/09/2017
On grass road corner.clivevilla24/07/2017
A walk up from Stanmore through the nature reserve and across the common. A standard London Top but at least it was a walk uphill to get to it.Sixtyplus10/07/2017
With E. From Stanmore station via Heriot's Wood and deer park.Beeliner23/04/2017
Revisit for photos on the grassy triangle beside The Common.Dugswell206/03/2017
Short distance from boundary stone. Grassy triangle near Cross roads.PeterD27/11/2016
5/16 Fifth of sixteen on London Borough Top bagging day (The Vale/Horsenden Hill/Sudbury Hill/Wakemans Hill Avenue/Bushey Hill (Boundary)/Highgate/Highgate Hill/Highwood Hill/Bournwell Hill (Hadley Wood)/Pole Hill/Wanstead Flatts/Marks Gate/Cabin Hill/Havering Atte Bowe Farm/Havering Atte Bowe Church/Potter Street Hill)Fergalh20/08/2016
3hr walk from Northwood to Stanmore.Mark Jackson12/08/2016
TD, C & H by mobile kennelThis Dog30/01/2016
Parked in Harvester car park for nearby Bushey Heath top. HP on roadside grassed area. Uninspiring, as most of the city tops are.jonglew04/12/2015
Walked straight to this top from the other one. Took the ground in the grass triangle as the highest point.bolieve04/04/2015
With Middlesex county top, parked in Broadfield Close cul-de-sac.webmaster17/02/2015
Why not?Newton Maximus21/11/2014
Here's to a repeat of a non-top! After the movement of Bushey Heath CoL, on the return visit doubled up with the boundary top. Madness can only be the way to describe this behaviour!nordicstar22/10/2014
Small detour off M1 on way home from Nottingham.squeegs15/03/2014
Walk from Stanmore tube with Tony, around various commons and urban woods to a mound by the crossroads. Off to GrimsDyke hotel, home of W S Gilbert (aka Gilbert and Sullivan,)atmospheric location for pint and sandwiches.mcf07/03/2014
Parked near the crossroads. Went to 4 different spots which could be the top.bolton03/04/2013
Parked on the A409 SW of the crossroads Ė Walked up to Harrow's top at the crossroads by The Alpine pub - Then headed NW along High Road to the Middlesex county top which is located by the old boundary stone marking the Middlesex/Hertfordshire border. (PM)gerrybowes03/04/2013
Parked just past intersection to SW. Walked back to junction. Unremarkable. Building developments going on both sides if road which might raise an earthwork getting excited about!nordicstar05/02/2013
Visited With Darren while trying to visit all the high points on London in one day.magirob10/01/2013
'Bagged' this, erm, hill as part of 5 north London borough tops whilst on my way to the 2012 Xmas party. More accurately, got out of car at assumed highest point and then drove off again.RichieRambler06/12/2012
Walked around the cross road. Dirt mound by new development is slightly the highest point.simon and co06/09/2012
Came down from Coventry to bag this crossroads! Combined it with a days caching and trigpointing.Father Ted10/06/2012
Clare & Charles. On way home from Easter weekend.BHMC10/04/2012
With Clare.alwaysinshorts10/04/2012
Top no.4. Train from Cambridge > K. Cross > Euston > Hatch End. Walked from Hatch End to Elstree Station along London Loop footpath and bagging Bushey Heath on the way. Early fog lifting to bright afternoon sunshine, but remaining very hazy. Distance 9.1 miles; climb 768 feet; time 3.1 hoursalan.65to7012/03/2012
Walked up the road from Stanmore Station, retuned via ponds and quiet roads.Maryfooksmills13/01/2012
I pass the spot frequently. The highest point appears to be the crossroads. There is a covered reservoir close by which is higher, but manmade.AlexanderHoward26/11/2011
drive past on the way back from the game fair with Is - not really worth it!mr bounce23/07/2011
STOPPED ON WAY TO CHILTERN KANTER. WANDERED AROUND THE CROSSROADS BUT HARD TO TELL WHERE THE HIGHEST POINT IS. NO ACCESS TO RESERVOIR.BURGESS26/02/2011
Boxing Day Stroll around Bentley Priory, visit on the way.rhalstead26/12/2010
Approached via Bentley Priory Nature Reserve & a wander around Stanmore Common.Smudge25/09/2010
Biked from home (Kew) to the summit. Nice pubs around but no time to ty them as it got dark, and needed to start the return trip. Nearly 3 hours return trip.NilsOS12/08/2010
Parking by water works on Clay Lane. Walked quickly round block in rain along A4140 bagging both CoU and CoL tops, although at the time I didn't realise the tops were separate locations.Hillsidenick10/08/2010
Picked up with a few others todayBazWylie03/08/2010
A rather tedious and pointless walk from Stanmore.Herbert Anchovy02/02/2010
2nd top of B Hol sunday after H Heath.Maximum security reservoir!!. Visited nice old boundary stone,crossroads;circumnavigated revervoir.Utterly depressing top/area. Loads litter,keep out signs,traffic.Glad to leavemartin & storm24/08/2008
Closest I could get was 79m so did a J.Edwards and circumnavigated it.destaylor26/02/2008
Reservoir is now all locked up so impossible to get to top. Closest I could get was 0.05km in Hartsbourne Park grounds. Visited crossroads and circumnavigated reservoir to claim the top.signyred27/01/2008
As part of a circular walk including Harrow Weald and Stanmore Commons.Overthehilljill27/01/2007
Short break from Trigpointing in the Watford area for this topRhayader_wander29/11/2006
I actually went into the Three Valleys Water site and up to the top reservoir - but this may be over the old county border?jonnymuir19/05/2006
Tricky to decide as whole area is very flat. Best bet is at stone marker on the High Road (A4140) showing the old border between Hertfordshire and Middlesex.Nick17/03/2006
Very uninspiring, glad we were visiting relatives nearby as it wouldn't have been worth the trip on its own. Easy to reach on a short diversion from the London LOOP, or alternatively link it to a walk through the attractive Bentley Priory park nearby.wheresthepath26/12/2004