This is a huge piece of exposed granite bedrock below the Ordnance Survey marked Thornworthy Tor on its south-south-west shoulder. Dave Hamnett first drew our attention to this tor.
It presents itself below the footpath as a large sloping outcrop that appears to have been cut at the south side with irregular edges. This is believable as, when looking at Old Ordnance Survey maps, the outcrop is clearly shown much larger.
Lower Thornworthy Tor
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