Guide to England's hills & mountains

Blackstone Edge

Blackstone Edge - Rochdale

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Blackstone Edge is the 6739th highest peak in the British Isles and the 788th tallest in England

Elevation

474.0 m (1555 ft)

Prominence

102.0 m (335 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Large boulder with OS benchmark 160m SE of trig point

Category

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

Nearest town

Littleborough, Rochdale

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