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Slade Acre Rock

This is a small, compact granite outcrop nestled beside the road that leads from Slade Cross to Hatherleigh, above the house known as Slade Acre.

Whilst it is of little interest at first glance, see it at close quarters and it is quite significant, its mossy fissures immediately gaining your attention. More of the Rock extends onto Private Land in the adjacent field below.

It is heavily adorned by ivy and moss which makes viewing the Rock quite difficult, possibly the reason why it has not received any recognition until this point. The name of "Slade Acre Rock" seems obvious given its position above the aforementioned house of the same name.

Slade Acre Rock
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Grid Ref:
SX 7980 8100
Height:
150m
Parish:
Lustleigh (formerly Bovey Tracey)
Tor Classification:
Small
Access:
Public (part private)
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Max Piper
Reference:
Max Piper: Tors of Dartmoor

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