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Creason Wood Tor

Hemery's Disintegrated Tor

A small ruined tor along the Hill Bridge Leat first described by Eric Hemery in his book on Dartmoor's Waterways. Whilst not named specifically, we feel Creason Wood Tor is appropriate.

"A concrete bridge between field paths is succeeded by another cascading affluent under the rocky hillside right. This soon becomes higher and the left bank steeper as the leat enters Creason Wood. There is enchantment in this ancient woodland of time and storm battered oaks with twisted trunks and limbs swathed in epiphytes. The hillside above the leat is spattered by the clitter of an almost totally disintegrated tor."

Creason Wood Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 5291 8018
Height:
230m
Parish:
Mary Tavy
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public (part private)
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
Eric Hemery
Reference:
Eric Hemery: Walking the Dartmoor Waterways: A Guide to Retracing the Leats and Canals of Dartmoor Country.

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