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Richmond Park - King Henrys Mound
England

King Henry VIIIs Mound is the highest point within the park and is located within the public gardens of Pembroke Lodge. It is named after Henry VIII of England.


There is speculation that the mound has an older history, and may have originally been a barrow.

From the Mound there is a protected view of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London over 10 miles (16 km) to the east which was established in 1710. (A telescope is installed on the mound, for a better viewing experience.) This vista is protected by a 'dome and half' width of sky on either side. To the west is a panorama of the Thames Valley.

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