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Blacka Tor (East Dart)

Blackator

A rarely visited tor on the side of the hill above the East Dart. It is Terry Bound who tells us that in Dartmoor: A New Study (edited by Crispin Gill), it is shown as 'OUTCROP' on a map on page 158. This is within a section on 'Farming' by Michael Havinden and Freda Wilkinson.

It is no surprise that this inconspicuous set of granite, part hidden by a large holly tree, is neglected when the more impressive Blackator Rocks is sitting one hundred metres away on the right bank of the East Dart.

Blacka Tor (East Dart)
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.
Grid Ref:
SX 6657 7503
Height:
288m
Parish:
Dartmoor Forest
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Terry Bound
Reference:
Terry Bound: The A to Z of Dartmoor Tors
Michael Havinden and Freda Wilkinson: A chapter on Farming in Dartmoor: A New Study (edited by Crispin Gill)

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