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Hunter's Tor (Castle Drogo)

Hunters Tor, Hunt's Tor, Hunts Tor, Hunts' Tor

Marked on OS maps, Hunter's Tor (Hunt's Tor) occupies a spectacular position high on the hillside to the north of the River Teign.

Views from the summit rocks are dramatic particularly to the east along the gorge towards neighbouring Sharp Tor that resides in the Parish of Drewsteignton.

Old photographs from c1860 included in a book by Tom Greeves (2015) show that this area was once free of vegetation and the tor clearly visible on the steep slopes.

Hunter's Tor (Castle Drogo)
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 7217 8978
Height:
188m
Parish:
Drewsteignton
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
William Crossing
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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