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Plain Mummeries Tor

A small yet quite distinctive outcrop of fissured rock stands on a gentle spur on the north-western edge of Caseley Cleave. It resides in a woodland clearing and 19th Century Tithe Maps show this plot of land as 'Plain Mummeries', hence the use of the name for the tor which seems most appropriate.

It gives rise to a small rock field of moss-covered boulders that extend through the trees and into a ruined wall below, the substance of which may have been used to construct sections of the wall.

Please note, this outcrop was visited back in 2016 when access was unclear. It has now been confirmed that NO ACCESS is afforded to this site and you should respect the wish of the current landowner.

Plain Mummeries 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 7822 8197
Height:
150m
Parish:
Lustleigh
Tor Classification:
Spur
Access:
Private (NO ACCESS)
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference:
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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