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Great Combe Tor

Combe Tors, Coombe Tors

A great non-granite outcrop above the Colly Brook, east of Peter Tavy. On Open Access land, a bridleway passes close by before descending into The Combe.

Crossing tells us, "From the brow of the hill in front of Great Combe Tor there is a good view of the combe itself, besides one of the surrounding country. This, however, is not nearly so extensive as some obtained in the vicinity, for many hills near at hand greatly exceed the tor in elevation. But a number of objects are seen to advantage, among them being Brent Tor, which from no point presents a finer appearance."

Great Combe Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 5224 7748
Height:
295m
Parish:
Peter Tavy
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
William Crossing: Gems in a Granite Setting

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