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Index

to

Guide to Dartmoor

A Topographical Description of the Forest and Commons

Third Edition. Part II: Tavistock, Lydford, Okehampton, and Sticklepath Districts.

by

William Crossing

Exeter: A Wheaton & Co., Ltd., Booksellers and Stationers, 233 High Street (1914) 376pp.

Index prepared by Michael Steer

This was the classic handbook for pre-Great War holidaymakers and ramblers. The book is packed with interesting observations. Its author, the famed Dartmoor chronicler William Crossing, claims that the book is the first to give a complete topographical description of Dartmoor. An original copy is held at the University of Toronto Library and a complete electronic copy may be accessed at:
https://archive.org/details/guidetodartmoort01crosuoft
Microsoft (MSN) has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Contents

PART II.

Road Distances to Tavistock, Lydford, Okehampton,
Important Points near Tavistock, Lydford, Okehampton
Excursion from Tavistock
Shorter Excursions
Tavistock to Lydford and Okehampton.
Chagford and Moreton, Bovey Tracey,
Ashburton and Buckfastleigh
Brent and Ivybridge
Plympton and Shaugh
Princetown and Two Bridges
Routes to Cranmere from Tavistock and Brent Tor
Lydford Gorge
Excursion from Lydford (Including Extension to Fur Tor and Cut Hill).
Excursion from Lydford
Cut Hill to Princetown and Two Bridges
Shorter Excursions from Lydford.
Lydford to Okehampton
Chagford and Moreton
Bovey Tracey
Ashburton
Brent and Ivybridge
Plympton and Shaugh
Princetown (Two Bridges)
Lydford to Tavistock
Routes to Cranmere from Lydford, Bridestowe, and Sourton
Okehampton to Belstone and Sticklepath
Cosdon
 

Names

Ashwell Lane 83
Assacombe, 13, 17; Brook. . 53
Atway 82
Aune Head, 50, 51
Bag Tor, 81; 90; Down, 79;
Mire, 92.
Barn House Barton, 84
Barracott 37
Barramoor Bridge, 48
Barton Down 40
Battey Meres 10
Batworthy (Bovey), 3
Batworthy (Teign), 12; Corner, 12, 15.
Bawden, Moses 22
Becky, The, 75, 79; Cottage, 89; Fall, 75, 88, 89.
Beetor, 4; Bridge, 4; Cross, 4, 34
Bennet's Cross 20
Beridon. See Berry Down.
Berry Down, 5, 11, 28
Berry Pound 35
Birch Tor 20
Bishop's Stone, The, 72
Bittleford Down, 49
Black Hill (Hey Tor), 76, 80
Blackaton Brook, 3
Blackingstone Rock, 40
Blackstone (N. Teign), 10
Blackystone (Bridford), 40
Bonehill, 95; Down, 77, 95; Rocks, 65, 78.
Bot Tor, 82
Bovey, The, 18, 19, 83
Bovey Bridge, 36, 37
Bovey Combe Head, 18, 25
Bovey, North. See North Bovey.
Bovey Tracey, 61, 62, 69; Crosses at, 69.
Bowden Mill 35
Bowerman's Nose, 74, 75
Bowling Green, The, 47
Bradford Pool 47
Brady Park 82
Brent Moor House, 55
Bridford, 39
Brimstone Down 3, 11, 15
Britten, Capt 36
Broadmead Cottage, 36
Brownhills, 13
Budd, P. N., 12
Bughead Cross, 3, 4, 34
Bush Down, 19
Butterdon (Moreton), 42
Buttern Hill, 5
Challacombe Down, 22
Chappie, William,46
Chericombe Head, 83
Chinkwell Tor, 65, 77
Chittleford, 99
Chough Gully, 20
Christow, 39, 40; Common, 40
Circular Stones, 31
Clampitt Down 40
Clifford Bridge, 40, 41
Coal Mures (Hameldon), 96
Coaker, Jonas, 68
Cold East Cross, 49
Collerewe, 3
Collihole, 31
Combe Farm, 45; Vale, 45
Corndon, Higher, 19
Cosdon, 39
Cranbrook Castle, 41, 42; Down, 41, 42, 43-
Cranmere 56 to 60
Creber Pound, 5, 27
Cripdon Down, 48, 77
Crock of Gold, 102
Cross Cottage, 82
Croker, Dr., 74, 81
Cross Furzes, 50
Cuckoo Stone, 5
Davy, Rev. William, 70
Deal Copse, 89
Dog, A Faithful, 23
Dogamarsh Bridge, 44
Dolphin Hotel, 82
Drewsteignton, 45
Drewston, 2
Druids' Altar, 40
Duke Stone, 79
Dunsford Bridge, 40
Easdon, 37
East Down, 35, 37
Easton, 41
Ellimore, 85, 86
Ellis, William, 91
Elsford Rock, 84
Endacott, James, 9
Ensworthy, 5
Fairbrook, 36
Fall, John, 34
Featherbed Lane, 28
Fernworthy, 13; Clapper at, 13
Fingle Bridge, 43; Mill, 43
Firth Bridge, 34, 49
Fitz-Ralphs, The, 67
Five Lanes, 82
Five Wyches Cross, 75, 76
Flint Implements, 12
Foale's Arrishes, 100
Forder, 26
Forest Inn, 102
Four Aces, The, 20
Foxes' Yard, 85, 86
Foxworthy, 72, 73; Bridge, 85
Frenchbere, 3, 31
Froggymead Hill, 13, 14; Circle on, 14, 29.
Furlong, 46
Furseleigh, 82
Gallaven, 6, 8
Gates. See Moor Gates.
Gerrard, Rev. John, 68
Giant's Grave, 41
Gidleigh, 26, 27; Castle, 27;
Chase, 27
Gidleigh Park Bridge, 47
Gobbet Plain 50
Golden Dagger Mine, 22
Gore Hill, 97
Gradner Rocks, 88
Gratnar, 48
Grave, A Little, 36
Grea Tor, 78
Great Hill Copse, 84
Great Week, 2
Green Combe, 34
Grey, Rev. W., 47
Grey Wethers, The, 14, 15, 29
Grim's Lake, 23; Pound, 23, 24, 34, 38.
Half Moon, 73
Half Way House, (Moreton), 2
Holshanger Cross, 92
Hameldon, 35, 63, 64; Beacon, 96; Cross, 96.
Hammerslake, 86
Hannaford, James, 23; John, 23
Harton Chest, 72
Harton, North, 85; Down, 72
Harton, South, 72, 85, 86
Hawkeswell, 79
Hayne Cross, 74; Down, 74, 75
Hazelwood, 82
Headland Warren, 22, 49
Headless Cross, 41
Heath Stone, 12
Heathercombe, 38
Hedge Barton, 76, 77
Hel Tor, 40
Hele, Cross at, 35
Hemstone Rocks, 14
Hemsworthy Gate, 93
Heng Lake Gully, 50, 5 1
Hennock, 39, 83
Hew Down, 9; Glitter, 9
Hew Lake, 10; Foot, 10
Hewthorn Glitter, 9
Hexworthy, 50
Hey Tor, 80, 81, 82, 89; Down, 79; Railway, 80.
Hey Tor Vale, 90
Heytree, 77; Common Lane, 77; Cross, 48.
Highbury Bridge, 3
Higher Terrace Drive, 75, 76, 78
Kingston Down (Moreton), 39; Rocks, 39, 40.
Hisley, Higher, 85; Lower, 85
Hole Rock, 79
Holed Stone, (Tolmen), 11, 12, 28
Holwell, 78; Cottage, 80; Down, 80; Tor, 80.
Holy Street, 3, 27
Honeybag Tor, 65, 77
Hookaway, 74
Hookney Tor, 25
Horse Pit Cross, 36, 37
Horsham Bay, 73; Cleave, 85; Steps, 73, 85.
Hound Tor (Manaton), 48, 76; Combe, 78, 93, 94; Down, 76, 77; Kist, 78.
Hourder Plantation, 37
Howton, 42
Hundred Acre Plantation, 45
Hunts Tor, 44
Hunters' Tor, 72, 85, 86; Path, 86
Hurston, 33; Castle, 19; Ridge, 16.
Ilsington, 90, 91; Common, 79
Inn Down 40
Jay's Grave 76
John Cann's Rocks, 82
Jordan Ball 98
Jones, Rev. J. P., 36
Jurston 4; Common, 4; Cross, 4; Gate, 4.
Kelly Corner, 84
Kendon, 38
Kennick Reservoir, 40
Kes Tor, 30
Kiln Down, 40
King Arthur, 40
King's Barrow, 25
King's Cross, 48, 83
King's Oven, 17, 18
Knowle Wood, 84; Corner 79
Lade Hill Bottom, 54
Lakeland, 19, 34
Lamb, Mr. 9
Lambs Down Farm, 50
Langdon, 38
Langstone (Bovey), 39
Laployd Down, 40
Leigh Bridge, 3, 27
Leighon, 89; Tor, 78, 80
Lemon, The 81
Lemson, See Lambs Down.
Letchole Plantation, 87
Leusdon, 49
Liapa, 35
Lid Gate, 50
Little Silver, 73, 85, 87
Lock's Gate Cross, 98, 102
Lower Down Cross, 75, 76
Lower Terrace Drive, 75, 76
Long Pool, 79
Long Ridge, 14, 1 5
Longstone (Kes Tor), 12
Lowton Brook, 16; Hut Circles, 16.
Luckdon, Higher, 39; Lower, 87
Lustleigh, 70; Inscribed Stone at, 70.
Lustleigh Cleave, 72, 83, 85
Lynscott, 42
Manaton, 39, 73, 74, 87; Cross, 74; Rocks, 39.
Mandles, 9
Manga Brook, 9; Hill, 9; Rock, 9
Mangersford, 10
Map Stone, 72
Mardon Down, 40, 41
Mason, Rev. J.H., 68
Maximajor Stone,41
Meldon Hill (Chagford), 4, 16, 31, 35,48; Hall, 4, 33, 38
Meripit, Lower, 105
Metheral, (Chagford), 4, 16; ,Bogs, 32; Brook, 16.
Middlecott, 35
Mining Huts, 6, 16
Moor Barton, 84
Moor Gate, 4, 19, 35
Moor Gates, 19
Moor Park Hotel (Chagford), 44
Moorland Dwellings, 31
Moortown, 5
Mount Plaggo, 47
Murchington, 26, 46
Narrowcombe, 78
Natsworthy, 77, 96
Nattadon, 32, 35, 48
Neadon Cleave, 73
New Bridge (Becky), 75
New Bridge (Wray), 70
Newhouse (Nr. Rippon Tor), 48
Newtake, 8
Niprell, The, 65
North Bovey, 35 to 39; Cross at, 36.
North Hall, 67
North Hill Lane, 3
North Teign, 10
Northcombe Copse, 83
Nutcrackers (Lustleigh), 72
Ockment Hill, 8
Ockside Hill, 8
Old Jack, 79
Old William, 79
Ormerod, G. W., 30, 47
Owlacombe Barrow, 78, 79
Packsaddle Bridge (Wray), 70, 83
Padley Common, 26, 31
Parson's Brown Loaf , 72
Peck Pits, 73
Pengelly, William, 37
Pepperdon, Down, 40
Piddledown, Common, 44
Pixies' Parlour, (Drewsteignton), 45
Pixies' Parlour, (Gidleigh), 5
Play Cross, 50
Prestonbury 43,
Prince of Wales, 79
Puggie Stone, 27
Punch Bowl, The, 47
Punch Bowl Tree, 107
Quintin's Man, 15
Ravens' Tor, 85
Red Lake, 51; Clay Works, 55
Rippon Tor, 80
Rival Tor, 6
Roo, John, 11
Round Pound, 11
Rowden Ball, 98; Down, 49
Royal Hill, 52
Rue Lake (Teign), 6; Pit, 6
Ruggle Stone, 99
Rushford Barton, 47; Mill, 47; Wood, 47
Saddle Tor, 80, 81
Sands Gate, 47
Sanduck, 84
Sandy Hole, 53, 54
Sandy Park, 45; Bridge, 44
Scorhill Circle, 11, 28; Rocks, 6
Seven Lords' Land, 93
Shap Tor, 83
Shapley Common, 35; Tor, 25
Sharp Tor (Lustleigh), 72, 85
Sharp Tor (Teign), 44
Sherburton Firs, 50
Shilston (Drewsteignton), 46
Shilstone (Throwleigh), 26
Shorter Cross, 35
Shovel Down Antiquities, 12, 30
Siddaford Tor, 15
Silk House, 13
Sig, The, 81, 90
Skat Tor, 40
Skerraton Down, 50
Slades Well, 77
Smallacombe Rocks, 78, 79, 80
Soussons, 97
South Harton, 85, 86
South Hill , 30
South Teign, 31
Spanish Lake, 52
Spinsters' Rock, 45, 46, 47
Spitchwick, 50
Standon Steps, 105
Steeperton Brook, 8
Stephens, William, 67
Stiniel, 4
Stone Cross, 45
Stone Row at Challacombe, 22
Stone Tor, 9
Stone Tor Hill, 10, 15
Stony Bottom, 51
Swete, Rev. John, 47
Swine Down, 48; Gate, 76
Tannaford, 3
Taw Rocks, 8
Tawton Gate, 3, 16, 53
Teign, North, 10; South, 31
Teign Clapper, 10, 28, 106.
Teigncombe, 3, 28; Common Lane, 28.
Teignhead Bridge, 9, Farm; 8, 9, 29.
Teignhead Gorge, 9
Templer, George, 80
Thorn (Chagford), 3
Thorn (N. Bovey), 3. 35
Thornworthy, 31; Kist, 13, Tor, 13.
Three Boys, 13
Throwleigh, 26
Thurlestone, 8, 9
Tinhill, Copse, 84
Tolmen, The, 11, 12, 28
Tom's Hill, 14
Top Tor, 100
Tottiford Reservoir, 40
Trendlebere Down, 72, 75
Trowlesworthy Tors, 52
Trumpeter, 89
Tunhill, 99; Kist, 99; Rocks, 99
Uppacott, 41, 42; Down, 42
Varracombe, Great, 9, 15; Little, 15.
Victoria, 79
Vogwell Down, 38, 77
Walla Brook, 6, 10, 11; Combe, 6, 8.
Walland Hill, 3
Wanford Wood, 8
Warren House Inn, 32, 33, 34
Watching Place, 34
Water Cleave, 86
Water Hill, 17
Watercombe, 52
Western Tor, 6, 8, 29, Borough, 9
Way Barton, 3, 16; Cross, 55
Way Down, 40
Weddicott Higher, 38
Webburn East, 63, 65, West, 63
Week Down, 32, 35
Westcombe Down, 48
Whiddon Down, 45; Park, 2, 44; Wood, 44
White Gate, 93
White Hart Hotel (Moreton), 39
White Moor Stone, 6
White Water, 44
Whitstone, 40
Whoodlake, 10
Whooping Rock, 37
Widecombe, 65 to 69; Church, 65, 66; Fair, 68; Hill, 94
Wild Banks Newtake, 54
Wild Tor, 6, 8; Well, 6, 8
Wilford Bridge, 83
Willings Hill, 52
Willingstone Rock, 41
Wind Tor, 98
Wonson, 26
Wood Hill, 40
Woolley, 83
Wooston Castle, 40, 41, 42
Worm Hill Bridge, 4, 34
Wray, The, 83, 84
Wray Cleave, 48
Yard, 35
Yardworthy, 3
Yarner, 79, Wells, 75, 78, 79, 80, Wood, 76, 78, 79, 87, 88
Yellands, 4
Yeo Bridge, 3; Mill, 30