TORS OF DARTMOOR

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Pepperdon Down

This seems to be Ken Ringwood's choice in his "Dartmoor's Tors and Rocks" book. This is definitely a lowly outcrop on the summit but there are much better outcrops sprawling across the southern edge of the down.

However, there is a sizeable rock basin on the summit, albeit obscured by thick moss. It is a fine formation.

Pepperdon Down
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Grid Ref:
SX 7796 8527
Height:
353m
Parish:
Moretonhampstead
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Steve Jenkins
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ken Ringwood: Dartmoor's Tors and Rocks
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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