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Black Hill, fort

A Scheduled Monument in Leaderdale and Melrose, Scottish Borders


Latitude: 55.625 / 55°37'30"N

Longitude: -2.6594 / 2°39'33"W

OS Eastings: 358572

OS Northings: 637024

OS Grid: NT585370

Mapcode National: GBR 93WD.1F

Mapcode Global: WH8XP.3WW5

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Black Hill, fort

Scheduled Date: 2 February 1988

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4463

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Earlston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose

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