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Creber's Rock

Creber Rock, Claret Tor

This is the large rock of so called Claret Tor overlooking the Lud Brook. Interestingly William Crossing writing in 1912 actually refers to both Claret Tor and Creber's Rock as separate entities. This can't be true as there are no other significant outcrops nearby. It's a mystery.

Indeed, Hemery does refer to them as the same, in High Dartmoor; "Above the left bank of the brook as its course begins to steepen is Claret Tor, or Creber Rock (1,125 feet), a picturesque, broken pile surrounded by springy, green turf."

In addition, a quick Google for information about this outcrop and you'll see there is a cider named after it.

Creber's Rock
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Grid Ref:
SX 6645 5869
Height:
340m
Parish:
Ugborough
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
William Crossing
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Tim Jenkinson: Lesser Known Tors and Rocks of Dartmoor
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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