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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 28 June 2018
Jannerbloke
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Devon
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 26 March 2011
chammp
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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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27 Jun 2018
“A feature with a bit of history.”
25 Mar 2011
“Famous cross situated near the Foxtor Mire”
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Reviewed 28 June 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

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Reviewed 26 March 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

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