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Sittaford Tor

Siddaford Tor

Crossing sets the scene; "...a pile presenting nothing of importance in itself, but commanding a most extensive view, and being a prominent landmark throughout a great part of the moorland region. It attains an elevation of 1,704 feet, and one of its rocks, a thin flattish mass, could once be made to rock, or log, with ease."

It is a fairly flat granite tor that is separated into three at a T junction of two drystone walls. It then appears to have been lost beneath an untidy jumble of fences and ladder stiles.

That said, it is well worth visiting for the views, and it is close to the newly discovered flat stone circle; the better known Grey Wethers are to the east.

Sittaford 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 6332 8304
Height:
538m
Parish:
Dartmoor Forest
Tor Classification:
Summit
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Ordnance Survey
William Crossing
Reference:
Ordnance Survey Maps
William Crossing: Guide to Dartmoor

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