TORS OF DARTMOOR

a database of both lesser & well-known rocks and outcrops
Search Map East Dartmoor Geology About The Team Contact

Parson's Brown Loaf

The Map Stone, The Mapstone, Mattepaneston, The Parson's Loaf

Beside the road leading from the village to the hamlet of Combe the giant rock known as the Parson's Brown Loaf can be found. It stands on the east side and towers above the onlooker.

Crossing advises that it is also known as the 'Map Stone' a name that lives on in the area. It has a deep and rounded rock basin etched into its summit.

Parson's Brown Loaf
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 7815 8172
Height:
165m
Parish:
Lustleigh
Tor Classification:
Small
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Old Ordnance Survey Maps
William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor
Dartmoor Discovered: Lustleigh's Tors and Rocks Dartmoor Magazine Number 120 Autumn p. 40-41

Please Support Us

We are proud to see the names of lesser known tors are now being used more commonly on other websites and whilst this is to be encouraged we do request that, should you wish to use the information on this page, you provide a backlink to the website as reference, by copying the relevant address:

https://www.torsofdartmoor.co.uk/tor-page.php?tor=parsons-brown-loaf