Sharp Tor (left) and Hare Tor (right)
Sharp Tor (left) and Hare Tor (right)

“Now up there," Colonel Marks said, "to our left, you'll see the majestic crown of Hare Tor, arguably the finest in this area. From its summit, a man can view the coasts of South Devon and North Cornwall alike."

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Widgery Cross Atop Brai Tor
Widgery Cross Atop Brai Tor

...then nothing at all until we reached the tor's great granite crown. There we saw its huge stone cross, erected by the artist William Widgery some seven years before.

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Thatched cottage in Chagford on Dartmoor
Thatched cottage in Chagford on Dartmoor

Near Chagford, by the lonely stone circles of Fernworthy Mead, The Beast was said to howl at the moon.

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Sharp Tor (left) and Hare Tor (right)
Sharp Tor (left) and Hare Tor (right)

“Now up there," Colonel Marks said, "to our left, you'll see the majestic crown of Hare Tor, arguably the finest in this area. From its summit, a man can view the coasts of South Devon and North Cornwall alike."

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