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Scorhill Tor

Scorhill Rocks

'A romantic granite tor', to paraphrase Hemery, simply stunning for its view of the North Teign valley. There is a leat directly below it, adding character to the outcrop.

Known also by the name of Scorhill Rocks by Crossing, this tor is best accessed northward at the gate near Scorhill Farm where there is a small car park. Of interest, and most famous in the area, the Scorhill Stone Circle which is located westward from the tor.

Stone-Cricles UK describes it; "The site consists of 23 stones still standing with another 11 fallen, 2 of these showing evidence of the work of stone masons with part of one of the stones missing - this damage is thought to have been done sometime before the 18th century. Estimates for the original number of stones are as high as 60 or 70."

Scorhill 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 6585 8711
Tor Classification:
Rock Type:
Ordnance Survey
William Crossing
Ordnance Survey Maps
Stone-Circles UK: Scorhill
William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor & Amid Devonia's Alps

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