Hexton Tor is essentially a group of lowly broken rocks on a small spur to the west of the Leaning (Hanging) Rock boundary marker on Hexton Plain.
Despite the tor's shattered remnant the clitter is considerable and is strewn south and west on the slope above various trenches, ditches and tracks that scar the hillside.
The encroachment of the China Clay Works virtually to the edge of the tor is off putting as the small pile is in real danger of being overwhelmed by the wheels of industry.
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.
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Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor
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