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Bardon Hill

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Location type: Mountain
Location address: United Kingdom, North West Leicestershire
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Bardon Hill is a hill, and former volcano, in the civil parish of Bardon near Coalville, Leicestershire, England.
It the highest point in Leicestershire and the National Forest, 912 feet (278 m) above sea level, and is visible for miles around.
The hill has two distinct faces: The East is protected as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI), the West is scarred, and partially removed, by the Bardon Hill Quarry. At its summit is a trigonometry point, and a radio mast.
The second highest hill in Leicestershire is the nearby Beacon Hill.

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