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East Mill Tor

East Mil Tor

Fine outcrops on a hill within the Okehampton Firing Range, with the Black-a-ven Brook to the west, and the East Okement to the east.

Easily accessed via the military road, this long ridge of granite could easily be split into two separate tors, with a grassy mound in the middle.

Eric Hemery writes; "The tor, which has good examples of rock-partings, is an elongated, severely weathered rock-ridge. Its apex is near the south end, where a small OP with sunken approach has been built under the rock, while on bed-rock of the summit is a shooting-butt. This end of the rock-ridge is excessively broken, the surface granite showing much decay and fragmentation."

East Mill Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 599 899
Height:
513m
Parish:
Dartmoor Forest
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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