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Little Pepperdon

Nestled near the road skirting the lower side of Pepperdon Down, is this small, solitary tor quite detached from Pepperdon Rocks and Pepperdon Rocks North (on Private Land).

Known for a long time but afforded a name by Max Piper, the tor is easy to access, and possesses a wonderful vantage point looking south to the distinctive Haytor Rocks and west to Assycombe Hill and Fernworthy Forest.

What can be noted from the top of this outcrop are two tiny holes about a metre apart, 4cm wide, 8cm deep and filled with water, drilled but the purpose is unknown. Their appearance is bizarre, and is interesting to observe.

Little Pepperdon
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Grid Ref:
SX 7765 8536
Height:
330m
Parish:
Moretonhampstead
Tor Classification:
Small
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Max Piper
Reference:
Max Piper: Tors of Dartmoor

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