Kitty Jay was buried at the crossroads because, legend tells us, she was a suicide. Her little grave is a much-visited place on Dartmoor, marking the crossroad of two highways – one a present-day modern road, the other a green track leading from the Widecombe valley towards the high ground around Manaton. 883 more words
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It was ten tors weekend and as such I tend to stay away from Princetown, Postbridge and anywhere north of that on Dartmoor. I could have gone to Bodmin Moor but I fancied something around Dartmeet which is not an area I walk very often. 566 more words
The journey continues – this time to Hay Tor on Dartmoor.
When teaching about granite scenery, I often made reference to this textbook photograph.
The image came from a textbook titled ‘Landforms’ by Ian Galbraith and Patrick Wiegard. 507 more words