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Blackhall is located in Edinburgh
Blackhall
Blackhall
OS grid reference NT215745
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Edinburgh
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town EDINBURGH
Postcode district EH4
Dialling code 0131
Police Lothian and Borders
Fire Lothian and Borders
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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55°57′31.63″N 3°15′11.07″W / 55.9587861°N 3.2530750°W / 55.9587861; -3.2530750

Blackhall is a suburb in the north west of the Scottish capital city Edinburgh. It is a mainly residential area with amenities including a library and a small number of shops.

Notable residents

  • John Horne lived at 12 Keith Crescent
  • Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey (1773–1850), judge and editor of the Edinburgh Review. There is a street named after him in Blackhall
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