A huge quarry has taken a bite out of the hill and the existence of an outcrop you can definitively call Foggin Tor is long lost. That said, a walk on the top reveals plenty of high cliffs that could lay claim to it.
A short walk along the disused railway from Princetown, the quarry is not uninteresting and has some merit; it's very popular with both wild campers and wild swimmers alike.
The extracted granite is particularly famous for being the material used to build Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, which was completed in November 1843.
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Dartmoor Forest (formerly Walkhampton)
Ordnance Survey Maps Kath Brewer (1997) Railways, Quarries and Cottages of Foggintor
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