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Middle Rough Tor

This spectacular outcrop resides in the Roughtor Plantation, near to and below the better known Rough Tor, but has more stature overall.

First found by Paul Buck and mentioned in a blog post in 2014, it was not actually named until May 2016, after logging cleared a great deal of the woods and Ron Hill spotted it on an exploration walk of the area.

As with all of the tors in this area, straying from the logging tracks should be taken with care, and you should be attentive with your footing, especially around the mines in the north-east of the plantation.

Middle Rough Tor
The map above is not a navigation tool and we recommend that the grid reference shown below is used in conjunction with an Ordnance Survey map and that training in its use with a compass is advised.
Grid Ref:
SX 5744 6864
Height:
295m
Parish:
Sheepstor
Tor Classification:
Small
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Paul Buck
Ron Hill
Reference:
Dartmoor News, Issue 154 January/February 2017, "In Search of Rough Tor" p. 55.
Dartmoor Cam: Roughtor Plantation Tors
Moorland Walker: The Burrator Perambulation for Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Plymouth) PT.2

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