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Black Tor (Butterdon)

When initially seeing this small granite outcrop below Butterdon Hill, first given 'tor' status by Samuel Rowe in his 'Perambulation of Dartmoor' on page 169, it is hardly worthy of recognition; a very disappointing flat outcrop amid a clitter-field.

On second thoughts, though, this small outcrop is likely a remnant of a ruined tor, judging by the clitter which although sparse, is obvious on the south side.

Black Tor (Butterdon)
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Grid Ref:
SX 6556 5844
Height:
350m
Parish:
Ugborough
Tor Classification:
Ruined
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Samuel Rowe
Reference:
Samuel Rowe: A Perambulation of Dartmoor

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