Blackstone Edge

Blackstone Edge - Rochdale
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Blackstone Edge is the 6738th highest peak in the British Isles and the 788th tallest in England


474.0 m (1555 ft)


102.0 m (335 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Large boulder with OS benchmark 160m SE of trig point


  • Hump
  • Tump (400-499m)
  • Current County/UA Top

Nearest town

Littleborough, Rochdale

OS map sheets

OS25: 021S (South Pennines)
OS50: 109 (Manchester, Bolton & Warrington)

Notes & comments

Top of boulder is c0.4m higher than the rock tor at SD 97205 16359 known as Robin Hood's Bed

Col height marked by name plate on motorway