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Blackheath is one of the largest areas of open space in inner south-east London, in an area with very few quality wildlife sites. Together with Greenwich Park, this forms a single composite Metropolitan site. Once a vast heathland wilderness and the haunt of Dick Turpin and other infamous highwaymen preying on Kent-bound travellers, Blackheath today mostly presents rolling acres of amenity grassland and is managed mainly for sport and recreation. There are still a few pockets of acid grassland however, with some scrub and four large ponds originally dug out for gravel and chalk. On a clear day the view over London from The Point, Blackheath's highest area, is breathtaking.
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