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Brousen Tor, Brownsdon Tor, Brownson Tor, Brazen Tor, Brouzen Tor, Brouzentor

A short small granite outcrop in a field above Baggator Farm. The nearby wall to the south has no gate.

Eric Hemery says: "The small rock-pile of elvan from which the farm was first named, Brownsdon Tor (approx 1670 feet), lies a ruin in the field east of the farm lane. Much of the tor has been taken for building-material - even for the medieval wall seen running from it - and the clitter cleared to the edge of the field, many years ago, by horse-power." Like nearby Bagga Tor, this outcrop is actually granite.

Although on Private Land, the tor can be viewed from the field entrance.

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 5471 8072
Peter Tavy
Tor Classification:
Private (but visible from public land)
Rock Type:
Eric Hemery
Reference / Further Reading:
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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