A small emergent outcrop, with its very own small car park to the east allows for easy access to this tor. A good place to start when accessing the remoter parts of the moor.
Hemery says; "Above it is the humble but attractive Shilstone Tor (approx. 1,050 feet), a pile ruthlessly attacked not so long ago by quarrymen and stonemasons: even the summit slab has been drilled; it is part of a small pile resting on a fine mass of granite bedding, from which several great slabs have slid to the turf below."
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.
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William Crossing Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey Maps William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor Eric Hemery: High Dartmoor
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