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Name:London Road
Hill number:5543
Height:61m / 200ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
Alternative top: (Heath Mount)
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Essex (CoU), Southend-on-Sea (UA)
Catchment:Thames
Class:Current County/UA twin-Top
(CoU=)
Grid ref:TQ 82110 86632
Summit feature:ground by 'Welcome to Southend-on-Sea' sign on London Road A13
Drop:0m
Col:61m  TQ821866  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 178
(1:25k) 175E
Observations:ground at Heath Mount may be as high
Comments:County Top twinned with hill 5542
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
Notes:
  • Southend-on-Sea current county/UA top (joint)

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 70 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Bit blowy by t'sea today. Bus up from Southend Victoria Station.jedthehumanoid07/02/2019
Heath Mount, London Road and Two Tree Hill from Belfairs ParkFred Windsor20/08/2018
Southend sign.clivevilla28/04/2018
Tattersall Gardens for parking. Walked back onto London Road and tried to look purposeful. London Road has some strange suburban architecture. Not my cup of tea but interesting.Campbell Singer22/02/2018
1/7 Urban tops on a rainy and sleety afternoon.rhalstead21/01/2018
Parked in Tattersall Gardens. Short walk to 2 signposts and a burnt oak.Bramley17/11/2017
A whistle-stop bag en route to Stansted. Parked in Tattershall Gardens, admired the budding daffodils by the Welcome to Southend sign and ascended the summit.Nick Down103/03/2017
This bag was harder than it should have been because it was the Friday night rush hour. The roads, including the side roads were mayhem and the commuters don't like people who don't know what they are doing! Got there eventually but then dived into a nearby Indian restaurant for an early tea and let the traffic die down. The commuters of Southend were probably pleased at that decision.Father Ted02/09/2016
Welcome to Southend-on-Sea.Dugswell201/09/2016
HP at the old cast iron boundary post.jonglew31/07/2016
4th of 5 on walk from Leigh-on-Sea Station to Benfleet Station. Walked uphill from Leigh-on-Sea overlooking Thames Estuary and into peaceful housing estate.trimarc210/04/2016
3/11 Third of eleven on wet day (Langdan Hill/Heath Mount/London Road/Wrotham Hill/Holly Hill/Dettling Hill(North Downs)/Cheriton Hill/Toys Hill/Betsoms Hill/Westerham Heights/Botley Hill)Fergalh25/12/2015
Visited In dark. between Welcome to Leigh on Sea and Hadleigh signsPeterD08/12/2015
An easy one to bag on the way to work.Southend Bagger26/10/2015
At work!garth8716/09/2015
Drive by bag.simon and co14/04/2015
Pulled over in front of sign got out looked at it, looked around, got back in and moved on.Chris Pearson11/03/2015
Cast iron marker post says Rochford and Southend Boroughs 1913: hedge S side of road in line with this agrees with boundary as marked on OpenStreetMap on GPS. Between modern Southend and Hadleigh signs.RHW25/01/2015
Parked in Tattersall Gardens. Admired the 'great Oak' remains.Newton Maximus19/11/2014
Really easy one this , parked in Alma Road . Quick walk back to this boundary sign . Very busy road so didn't hang about too long !Haygalzer11/04/2014
Easy parking in nearby side streets. Whether it is worth stopping for is another matter. Sign is Welcome to Leigh-on-Sea, not Southend. Nothing else of interest on this flat boring and noisy road. Long day bagging unitary and London Borough tops, so no time for a visit to seaside despite the hot weather.Hillsidenick21/07/2013
Down in Essex for a wedding so we didn't miss the opportunity to get a few tops in even if they were mostly drive byes. First of 8 today.heavyhorses04/05/2013
Not worth getting out of the car for! Now Hadleigh Castle just a bit farther SW is a different story - fine views from there.signyred22/07/2011
Leigh-on-Sea to Hockley stations. Good river views from top of the ancient cliff line, but not much else to recommend. The "Burnt Oak": According to the plate - marked the boundary of Lord Southchurch's (?) Estate in C19th.Smudge16/01/2011
This and Heath mount in 5 minutes,this abit higher om my gps but it's not good on height at the best of times.asbown08/10/2009
The first top on a very long cycle ride.Richard13/06/2009
Bagged from the car with the help from Caz's GPSmr bounce14/02/2009
A quick dash.Overthehilljill01/11/2008
Still by the sign. GPS seems to give Heath Mount higher - but not exact enough.destaylor25/07/2008
Bagged by driving past. This is about 3 doors down from a house my brother lived in many years ago... fun to come back!kaapiovuohi13/04/2008
Couldn't get across the road cos of the mad traffic but height looked the same. Southend - Twinned with Sopot, Poland!Nick30/08/2007
Nice signelectricratman10/12/2006
GPS showed same height as Heath Mount - must have grown since Simon visited! Near something called the Burnt Oak, but couldn't work out what it was all about. Good views across Thames estuary just a few paces to the west.wheresthepath22/08/2005
By Welcome to Southend-on-Sea sign on London Road A13 - GPS gave slightly higher reading at Heath Mountwebmaster11/11/2003
Cycled from home - date not exact.arranc01/07/1950
PM05/09/2019
arjh12/09/2018
sglennon19/08/2018
Alan Whatley18/04/2018
ngthack30/11/2017
Nomad Perkins09/11/2017
JMLB28/09/2017
GaryJones23/01/2016
DARRENG02/09/2015
Chester23/08/2015
andrew brown22/07/2015
moorsman07/07/2015
carole engel22/02/2015
mcallmar13/09/2014
magirob22/01/2014