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Chalk Ford Rocks

Shortly after the River Mardle passes under the wooden footbridge at Chalk Ford, it enters a gorge where, sited just above on the slopes of Scae Wood, there is a small tor consisting of scattered metamorphic rock.

There are two principle piles, the lower being the more dramatic, but the higher would be no less significant were the foliage pruned back. This lies on Private Land but, certainly in winter, it can be glimpsed through the trees from the opposite bank on the Two Moors Way.

Chalk Ford Rocks
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Grid Ref:
SX 6854 6804
Height:
255m
Parish:
West Buckfastleigh
Tor Classification:
Valley side
Access:
Private (but visible from public land)
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
Paul Buck
Tim Jenkinson
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