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Buck Tor

Situated beside the West Devon Way east of Double Waters, this is a tall non-granite outcrop with an overhang resembling a diving board.

Given this is the closest outcrop to Buck Tor Farm, we believe this is the tor that lends its name and not, as is often thought, 'Buckator' on West Down.

Buck Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 4783 6976
Height:
35m
Parish:
Buckland Monachorum
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Sedimentary
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps

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