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Easterndown Copse Tor

This is a small tor of several low flat piles set in the far western edge of the wood at Easterndown immediately west of Great Rock.

The tor comprises two main parts: the higher section starting near the top edge of wood includes a magnificent outcrop of an overhang in a small clearing, with many other interesting rock formations shrouded in moss at SX 8203 8177.

Easterndown Copse Tor extends down the hill culminating in a natural granite wall at SX 8196 8180 which can be reached via a short scramble up the hill. The Beadon Brook and a track towards Great Rock Mine are below, where the extent of the lower part of the tor can be appreciated.

Easterndown Copse Tor
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.
Grid Ref:
SX 820 818
Height:
200m
Parish:
Hennock
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Private (but accessible)
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Paul Buck
Reference:
Moorland Walks: More Tors and Rocks near Hennock
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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