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Linscott House Tor

An impressive small tor resides in the private grounds of Linscott House about a mile to the north-west of Moretonhampstead. Our thanks go to Fiona Rothwell for supplying the third and fourth images when she visited with kind permission of the landowner.

It appears to comprise one single outcrop of large boulders piled atop one another, forming small caves and crevices that overlook the grand garden and fields beyond of East Dartmoor.

Whilst inaccessible, one can obtain occasional glimpses of the rockpile from the lane that passes the House during winter months.

Linscott House Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 7366 8747
Tor Classification:
Private (but visible from public land)
Rock Type:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference / Further Reading:
Tim Jenkinson: Tors of Dartmoor

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