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Cut Hill Outcrop

Tim Jenkinson writes in 2003; "Further east low down at the head of Cut Lane Stream (SX 6035 8299) is the only sizeable lump of granite on the hill known as Cut Hill Outcrop. It is a large overhanging boulder that over the years has housed a number of letterbox stamps in its crevice. This is a place for quiet contemplation and an ideal platform for taking lunch."

A sizeable outcrop, seemingly split in two. An artificial cairn of small pebbles has sat on the rocks for at least 25 years making it just about visible when walking from the south over the difficult terrain.

An altogether desolate spot it is a nonetheless welcome piece of granite to find when stumbling up the stream in the mist.

Cut Hill Outcrop
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Grid Ref:
SX 6035 8299
Height:
550m
Parish:
Dartmoor Forest
Tor Classification:
Emergent
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference:
Tim Jenkinson (2003): 'Taming the Wilds of Cut Hill' Dartmoor Magazine number 73 Winter

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