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Blackford Hill, fort and settlement

A Scheduled Monument in Morningside, City of Edinburgh

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Monument location is shown with schedule boundary polygons where available, otherwise marked as a point on the map which approximates to the centre of the monument.

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.923 / 55°55'22"N

Longitude: -3.1947 / 3°11'40"W

OS Eastings: 325438

OS Northings: 670639

OS Grid: NT254706

Mapcode National: GBR 8NS.C7

Mapcode Global: WH6SS.WDW5

Entry Name: Blackford Hill, fort and settlement

Scheduled Date: 25 October 1993

Last Amended: 6 March 1997

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5818

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Edinburgh

County: City of Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Morningside

Traditional County: Midlothian

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