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Great Trowlesworthy Tor

Great Trowlsworthy Tor, East Tor, Eastorre, Estorre, Trowlesworthy Tors

It is called "Great" due to its higher altitude to "Little", but by no means is it grander. Still, it is still a nice one to visit, with one main outcrop and a few other smaller piles, also giving a good view of the Whitehill Yeo China Clay Works.

Hemery describes it nicely: "Its massive proportions are awesome on near approach - especially from the east where it resembles a giant rampart. Views from the summit are very fine: especially striking is the contrast between the remote upper Plym country (north-east) and the English Channel and Cornish hills (south-west)."

Great Trowlesworthy 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 5798 6433
Height:
357m
Parish:
Shaugh Prior
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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