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A feature with a bit of history.

Maybe needs a gentle walk but not inaccessible to anyone able to walk across open moorland. It’s... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Jannerbloke
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Devon, United Kingdom
Famous cross situated near the Foxtor Mire

The Foxtor mire allegedly was the inspiration behind Conan-Doyle's 'Grimpen Mire' in 'The Hound of... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2011
chammp
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Modbury, United Kingdom
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Jun 27, 2018
“A feature with a bit of history.”
Mar 25, 2011
“Famous cross situated near the Foxtor Mire”
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Maybe needs a gentle walk but not inaccessible to anyone able to walk across open moorland. It’s close to Fox Tor Mire and Whiteworks bunkhouse accommodation. The history can be found easily. Some of it uncertain but there is a granite cross set on other...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2011

The Foxtor mire allegedly was the inspiration behind Conan-Doyle's 'Grimpen Mire' in 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', and you can see why. It is one of several bad bogs on Dartmoor, although the bog is definitely not as bad as is made out in the...More

Date of experience: February 2011
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