Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Blackford Hill, fort and settlement

A Scheduled Monument in Morningside, City of Edinburgh


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

« Listing Details

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 is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.