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High Tor

William Crossing, when describing the scene upstream of the Tavy from the Power Station; "Between this clam and Horndon Bridge are some fine crags. One of these we may see as we look up the stream. This is High Tor, the others being Fox Tor and Brimhill Tor." With time passing, the trees have dwarfed the crags and the only way to see them is to enter the woods. Herein lies a problem; there is no public access, they are on private land.

High Tor is at the hydro-electric power station end of the collection we call the "Tavy Four". It is a tall outcrop, its stature diminished amongst the creeping foliage in the woodland beside the River Tavy.

High 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 5119 7870
Mary Tavy
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Private (seek permission)
Rock Type:
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey Maps
William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor

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