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Lower Leigh Tor

William Crossing (Guide p335-336) provides the alternative name of Long Tor for Leigh Tor which given that it stretches downhill to the east for some considerable distance is most appropriate.

A lesser known yet spectacular aspect of the tor can be seen little more than 100 metres from the road at Spitchwick where several craggy outcrops with sprawling clitter are covered in vegetation and are hidden in amongst the fragile oak trees that cling to its substance.

Lower Leigh Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 7131 7144
Height:
145m
Parish:
Widecombe in the Moor
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Metamorphic
Credit:
William Crossing
Reference:
William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor

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