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Hockinston Tor

Hockington Tor

Sitting high above the Dart, in the densely planted wood at Dart Gorge, this sizeable tor sits on a steep slope and is quite a challenge to reach. Despite being clearly marked on OS maps, most people assume that this tor has disappeared, but we can debunk this claim.

Dropping down from the summit, you will find that Hockinston Tor continues further down the valley side. You must be careful walking in this area, since the steep hillside and boulders make for tough progress; but the tor is worth the effort.

Hockinston 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 6952 7194
Height:
235m
Parish:
Widecombe in the Moor
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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