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Buckator

Buck-a-Tor

Cascading down the slopes of West Down, to the Walkham, this collection of sedimentary outcrops lie just outside the boundary of the National Park, but deserve to be included.

Terry Bound sites this tor on the north bank as being 'Buck Tor', which others now place on the opposite bank. He also says that: "It lies flat against the hillside, hiding itself among the numerous gorse bushes."

Whilst this is true of the lower outcrop, higher up there are more worthy examples of this tor, that can be seen at their best from the loftier reaches of Buckland Down opposite.

Buckator
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Grid Ref:
SX 4802 7016
Height:
52m
Parish:
Whitchurch
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Sedimentary
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Terry Bound: The A to Z of Dartmoor Tors

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