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This walk: 2018-11-13. Recconnaissance walk no. 3 or the Lydford High Down walk on 25th Nov. This was a dull day. The walk went beyond the route planned for the 25th.  Doe Tor, MoD Firing Range flagppole, Great Links Tor, cairn and cist, WD16 War Department boundary stone, rock piles. Also Lyford Castle and the Castle Inn.


Google Satellite map + GPS track of the walk

 

Cairn and cist at SX  54383 84849, with Sharp Tor behind. Between ther cist and the tor can be seen the WD16 War Department boundary stone (see 2nd photograph below) .....

 

Another angle, with Hare Tor beyond .....

 

The WD16 stone, with part of Doe Tor beyond.

 

Military firing range warning flagpole, at SX 54116 84929, with Bray Tor and Widgery Cross beyond ..... and looking slightly to the right .....

 

The flagpole with Great Links Tor behind .....

 

Great Links Tor .....

 

Highly zoomed view of Great Links Tor, complete with its triangulation pillar.

 

Part of Doe Tor .....

 

A rudimentary enclosure (SX 53983 84977) incorporating parts of Doe Tor.

 

An old beech tree down the slope from Doe Tor farm house.

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Next to the castle,  Church of St. Petroc .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Lydford Castle .....

 

Next door to the castle, on the other side , is Lydford pub, Castle Inn .....

 

Castle Inn .....

 

Castle Inn.

 

MAP: Red = GPS satellite track of the walk.


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Also, Copyright 2005, Memory-Map Europe, with permission.

 

Statistics
Distance - 6.9 km / 4.3 miles

 

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