Ballard Down

Ballard Down is the 16256th highest peak in the British Isles and the 3240th tallest in England


162.0 m (531 ft)


65.0 m (213 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


No feature


  • Tump (100-199m)

Nearest town

Swanage, Dorset

OS map sheets

OS25: 015E (Purbeck and South Dorset)
OS50: 195 (Bournemouth & Purbeck, Wimborne Minster & Ringwood)

Notes & comments

Ground 15m SSW at SZ 02508 81253 is as high; ground by gatepost 20m S at SZ 02520 81248 is a few cm lower