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Butterdon Ball Wood Tor

In Butterdon Ball Wood at its northern edge in part of the complex referred to collectively as Fingle Woods, is this small tor set on the steep slope above the track and river.

Mostly concealed by vegetation in summer it nonetheless consists of at least three decidedly scruffy crags along with some considerable shale type rocks sprawling through the trees here.

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Butterdon Ball Wood Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 757 896
Height:
140m
Parish:
Moretonhampstead
Tor Classification:
Small
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference / Further Reading:
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors (published privately)

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