Blackford, Edinburgh

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View from Blackford Hill, looking north towards Edinburgh.

Blackford is an area in the south of Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. It is located near Morningside, and The Grange. Blackford Hill dominates the view to the south;[1] the majority of the Blackford is now housing, mostly dating from the Victorian or Edwardian eras.

The local parish church of the Church of Scotland is the Reid Memorial Church, which was opened in 1935.


  1. ^ Harris, Stuart, 1920- (1996). The place names of Edinburgh : their origins and history. Edinburgh, Scotland: Gordon Wright Pub. ISBN 0903065835. OCLC 36909685.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)

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Coordinates: 55°55′35.20″N 3°11′10.94″W / 55.9264444°N 3.1863722°W / 55.9264444; -3.1863722