An iconic towering granite rock formation on Hayne Down, Bowerman's Nose is best accessed from a small parking area on grass south-west by the gate at the road.
Crossing says of the "weather beaten" outcrop; "This curiously-shaped pile, which the imaginations of former antiquaries turned into a rock idol, is really part of a tor, the other part having gone to ruin and now forming the clatter below it. It consists of five layers of granite, and rises to a height of nearly forty feet."
One of the most photographed and recognisable landmarks on the moor, legend has it that a hunter named Bowerman was turned to stone after an altercation with a witch.
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