Above Narrator Brook, hidden away in the woodland valley of Outholme Wood, this tor has large boulders emerging from the slopes. Be careful if approaching from below in summer, as the area is overgrown and the ruins of tin workings and a blowing house makes the ground uneven.
Its location was vaguely described by William Crossing in Guide to Dartmoor but it was Terry Bound, who "deduced that the present-day name is Outcombe Rocks."
The name 'Outcombe' though, does not appear on maps; the Tithe Map shows the name 'Outhome' for the tin working building, and modern Ordnance Survey Maps show the area as 'Outholme Woods'.
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.
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