Given the disappointment of the generally accepted location, this small quarry to the south is a popular alternative for the elusive Billy's Tor, first mentioned by Hemery.
It is now a shadow of its former self and perhaps, before it was quarried, it would have been a prominent outcrop to have the distinction of being Billy's Tor. But, such is the hillside scattered with granite, there is also a case for another collection further south at SX 5699 7418.
Billy's Tor (alternative)
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SX 5695 7436
Dartmoor Forest (formerly Walkhampton)
Tors of Dartmoor Facebook Group Members Pete McCrickard, Dave Hamnett, Sheron Vowden
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