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Horsham Steps

There is a mass of rounded moss covered boulders that seem to block the River Bovey below Horsham but the water still seeps its way through and under.

In Gems in a Granite Setting, William Crossing describes the feature as 'Horsham Steps', boulders that 'entirely hide the stream'.

Horsham Steps
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Grid Ref:
SX 759 816
Height:
130m
Parish:
Manaton
Tor Classification:
Boulder
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
William Crossing
Reference:
William Crossing: Gems in a Granite Setting
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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