Arch Tor 394m [Other]

50.587179, -3.93151 [UK]

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Dartmoor Tor or Rock

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William Crossing dismissively refers to Arch as both "merely a small lump of rock" and a "small mass". Terry Bound is pretty scathing, saying;"..hardly worth the name 'tor'".

I disagree. it's views are pleasant and the granite is interesting enough, with a couple of rock basins and perched atop the largest outcrop is a logan stone with the initials "P.C" carved on its west face . Who these initials refer to is unclear.

William Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. P.187
Terry Bound - The A To Z of Dartmoor Tors. P.5
Ordnance Survey


Last Bagged on 28th Apr 2019 2:20pm by PaulBuck

First Bagged on 6th Dec 2015 10:48am by daylightgambler

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Maps to Arch Tor

Bellever Tor and friends #Dartmoor

Bellever Tor and friends #Dartmoor daylightgambler

6th Dec 2015

Beacons: 37 | Distance: 5.9 miles | Height Gain: 791 ft

Plan for #CountyCastleCaper Leg 1 Day 2/3: Lych Way, Dartmoor

Plan for #CountyCastleCaper Leg 1 Day 2/3: Lych Way, Dartmoor daylightgambler

Slightly extended to include a few tors. Wild camping above Lydford Tor / around Crow Tors or staying in Powermills bunkhouse.

Beacons: 112 | Distance: 15.7 miles | Height Gain: 2,228 ft

Dartmoor: Wildbanks Rocks

Dartmoor: Wildbanks Rocks PaulBuck

28th Apr 2019

Beacons: 308 | Distance: 16.0 km | Height Gain: 429 m

Top Baggers of Arch Tor


PaulBuck [2]

Backpacker, Social Hiker, Bibbulmun End to Ender, Midge Fodder.


daylightgambler [1]

Managing Director & Web Developer at Housing Online, creator of @SocialHiking, wild swimmer and Dartmoor tor sitter. Lives with #MS & @DrPollyPeacock

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