Dr. Peter Sanders first alerted Tim Jenkinson to this fine yet secluded tor in 1996 during his quest to visit all of Dartmoor's tors. The tor can be found to the north of Barracott Farm low down and to the south and east of the conspicuous rock stack known as Figgie Daniel.
Although it is set in private enclosed land the tor can still be seen from the north peeping above dense vegetation and trees which have gone unchecked for many years now.
Huge outcrops are part involved with overgrown and dilapidated walls and at its western end is a most unusually shaped rock formation that from certain angles resembles a giant mushroom. Manaton Rocks are seen to the south-east.
The map above is not a navigation tool and we recommend that the grid reference shown below is used in conjunction with an Ordnance Survey map and that training in its use with a compass is advised.
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Private (but visible from public land)
Alan Watson Dr. Peter Sanders
Dr. Peter Sanders and Alan Watson: Tors List 380 Tors Visitations (published privately)
Tim Jenkinson: Nameless Rock piles Field Notes and Photographs - Dartmoor Magazine No 58 p.34, Spring 2000
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