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08 December 2018: Ally Pally Hammy Commy

Event led by Andy H
Attendance: 23 men
Distance: 9.9 miles (15.9 km)
Time: start 11:08, end 16:00, lunch 28 minutes
Terrain: pavement, track, field edge, field on/in urban, woodland, scrubland, road.
Elevation: start 40m, high 130m, low 31m
Weather: overcast, a few slight showers/drizzle, 10°C with 18mph westerly wind, felt like 4°C (cold) at lunchtime, felt like 7°C (warmer!) shortly after lunchtime, brief sunny spell immediately before sundown at 15:54.
Number of churches on the walk: 7
Number of golf courses on the walk: 0
Number of sewage works on the walk: 0

 

This was a 10.1 mile circular walk from Alexandra Palace, London, walking clockwise on a route of an elongated figure-of-eight calling at Highgate, Hampstead Heath, Hampstead, Hampstead Heath (again), Highgate Cemetery, Highgate (again), Highgate Wood and Alexandra Palace.

 

Words by Martin Thornhill. Pictures by Peter O’Connor.

<2>Links

1 and 2, Holly Viillage, part of a group of 12 cottages, which combined for a Grade II*B listed building.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1379116
 

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