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Gladstone Rock

Set in a small wooded area on a rounded hill east of the track leading to Hawkmoor from the road above Slade Cross it presents as a large outcrop of rock covered in vegetation. Probably named after Victorian Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone.

Private Land but there are no barriers and it can be accessed from the path that runs west of it. Well worth the effort, it is a rarely visited tor being overtaken by vegetation.

On its north-eastern side, beside a wall and open field, you get the best view of the granite.

Gladstone Rock
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 8027 8125
Height:
226m
Parish:
Bovey Tracey
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Private (but accessible)
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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