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Lower Cox Tor

Lower Cocks Tor

This is a small but nonetheless impressive isolated tor on the lower south-west slopes of Cox Tor.

Best viewed from below the outcrop reaches some 14 feet in height on the south side and is of much better appearance than the scruffier but better known rocks of Little Cox Tor that are set 250 metres or so to the north. The tor has a distinctive perched rock on the summit, an impressive chiselled rock face and gorse bushes at its west end.

Ponies can sometimes be found sheltering from the harsh Dartmoor weather at Lower Cox Tor which forms a natural windbreak.

Lower Cox Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 5275 7583
Height:
300m
Parish:
Peter Tavy
Tor Classification:
Emergent
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference:

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