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Saddle Clove Rock

The Clove Stone

Inscribed with DS/1854/ (Duke of Somerset), Dave Brewer describes this as The Clove Stone or Saddle Clove Rock. It can be found on the lower north-east slopes of Chinkwell Tor.

The inscription is actually on a small boulder, with another adjacent to it, appearing to have been carved out. This outcrop was dismissed by both Hemery and Crossing in their accounts of the area.

Saddle Clove Rock
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Grid Ref:
SX 7313 7834
Height:
420m
Parish:
Widecombe in the Moor
Tor Classification:
Boulder
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Dave Brewer
Reference:
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors

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