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Sharp Tor (Castle Drogo)

Sharpy Tor

Sharp Tor is formed of two impressive crags of rock seemingly of shale rather than granite high on the steep hillside to the north of the River Teign overlooking the spectacular gorge below.

The tor is easily reached via the Hunter's Path which takes you to within a few metres of the summit. When consulting old Tithe Maps for the area, the tor is appropriately called 'Sharpy Tor'.

Sharp Tor (Castle Drogo)
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 7286 8986
Height:
220m
Parish:
Drewsteignton
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Metamorphic Shale
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
Devon County Council: Tithe Map of the Parish of Drewsteignton (1)

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