a database of both lesser & well-known rocks and outcrops
Search Map East Dartmoor Access About The Team Facebook

Blacka Tor (East Dart)


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
Dartmoor Forest
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Rock Type:
Terry Bound
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)

Please Support Us

We are proud to see the names of lesser known tors are now being used more commonly on other websites and whilst this is to be encouraged we do request that, should you wish to use the information on this page, you provide a backlink to the website as reference, by copying the relevant address: