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Berra Tor - OK00C8 Cache of month
Berra is a small tor and due to its location is rarely visited. It is an ideal spot for a quiet picnic on a summers day.
Owner: Spannerman
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Altitude: 122 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Regular
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 21-02-2010
Date created: 23-01-2010
Date published: 21-02-2010
Last modification: 22-02-2010
7x Found
4x Not found
0 notes
watchers 2 watchers
15 visitors
7 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
2 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, windrush cache hunter
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Cache attributes

Available 24/7  Available during winter  Dangerous animals  Look out for ticks  Look out for thorns  Listed on Opencaching only  Point of interest  All seasons 

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Description EN
Berra Tor
Berra Tor
Apart from the fact that Berra Tor is right on the egde of the common, the lanes around here are very narrow and although there is good parking at the end of the lane at N50 30.242 W4 08.690 most people do not venture this far over.
A better place to park is opposite the Longash garden center at N50 30.314 W4 07.213 from where it is just over a mile and a half walk along the top of the hill with great views across the Walkham Valley.
As you approach the Tor you will notice the wall on the left hand side with a ditch running along the base. This was  an iron age settlement and the field inside the wall is still called "Castle Field" by locals. There is no Public access into the field which is a scheduled ancient monument.
Settlement Ditch
Settlement field and ditch
The cache is an ammo can which is hidden down the side of a large lump of granite. The lump of granite is hidden by a gorse bush so a stick and possibly a pair of gloves would be helpful.
Please rehide it as found, thanks.
Log entries: Found 7x Not found 4x Note 0x All entries