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Little Hessary Tor

A small group of rocks west of North Hessary Tor, with an interesting defaced inscription with all that remains is the word 'TOR'.

Dave Brewer speculated "Hisworthy" or "Hisworthie" as the missing name, which are alternative names for Hessary.

Tim Jenkinson speculated, with little other prominent outcrops on the slopes, that this could be Billy's Tor, but its location doesn't fit with Eric Hemery, being at a higher altitude.

Little Hessary Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 5746 7425
Height:
498m
Parish:
Dartmoor Forest (formerly Walkhampton)
Tor Classification:
Ruined
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference:
Tim Jenkinson: Lesser Known Tors and Rocks of Dartmoor
Dave Brewer (1993): Tor Stone Solution-Letter to Editor Dartmoor Magazine number 33 p. 29

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