Separate and distinct from the better known parent tor this ruined outcrop looking out to Burrator Reservoir lies on the lower southern slopes and is one of three main piles here overseeing a quite magnificent rock field.
The name is attributed to a painting of the tor found in the then 'Works' picture gallery in Princetown 1995. Tim Jenkinson writes; "The whole eastern side under Leather Tor is strewn with huge boulders that make for a difficult clamber. This pattern of ruin continues in spectacular fashion to the south of Lower Leather Tor where a series of outcrops lie."
An altogether much more picturesque and elegant tor compared to the huge bulk to the north, it is a very photogenic collection of granite outcrops.
Lower Leather Tor
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