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This walk: 2009-2-25. Sharpitor, hut circles, reeve, Leedon tor, Ingra Tor, quarry, circular crane bases, railway halt.

Walk details below - Information about the route etc.


Looking across a hut circle / round house back towards the car park.


Looking over the edge of a hut circle/ round house across the road towards Leather Tor (left, SX 562 699) and Sharpitor (right, SX 559 703).


Entrance to a hut circle (left, large stones).


Looking up at Sharpitor along a reeve that crosses the road - note the three paths to the right, from the car park up to the tor.


Panorama of Leedon Tor, SX 563 718. Click on the photo to see a larger version.


Approaching Leedon Tor. 


A view of Ingra Tor, SX 555 721.


A slightly later view of Ingra Tor.


Ingra Tor.


A large boulder on the slope of Ingra Tor - possibly to be featured in a forthcoming issue of Boulder Weekly?


Criptor Farm, with King's Tor on the skyline (right).


A view of a crane base (circular) inside Ingra Tor quarry.


A fissure in the quarry face .....


Looking at two circular crane bases in the quarry - taken from about as far right as I was prepared to lean!

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A closer view of the crane bases.


Looking into the quarry from the railway track.


All that remains of the railway at Ingra Tor Halt, a couple of wooden sleepers and a concrete base, probably of the only small building that was here.  Some details of the Princetown railway can be seen here.


A feature of the bridge at Ingra Tor Halt.


Walk details

MAP: The blue lines are the compass or GPS bearings of the planned route.


Reproduced from Dartmoor OS Explorer map 1:25 000 scale by permission of Ordnance Survey
on behalf of The Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
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Also, Copyright © 2005, Memory-Map Europe, with permission


Access to this walk was very simple with car parking at the  P  symbol and yellow cross at the car park beside the B3312 road from Yelverton to Princetown, at SX 560 708.


Distance - 5.0 km / 3.6 miles.
Start 10 am, Finish 11.40 pm, Duration 1 hr 40 min.



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