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Maiden Tor

Below and to the west of Sheeps Tor are three outcrops collectively known as Maiden Tor. There is a small rock basin trapping rainwater that can be found on top of the highest outcrop.

Hemery is the first to mention it; "A broad, green path continues to Maiden Tor (approx. 1,100 feet), a scattered group of rocks, including much slab granite, a vast amount of which has slid down the south-west slope."

There is also a PCWW (Plymouth Corporation Waterworks) stone among the rocks.

Maiden Tor
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Grid Ref:
SX 5617 6813
Height:
304m
Parish:
Sheepstor
Tor Classification:
Spur
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Eric Hemery
Reference:
Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor

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