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The Bedford Stones, Dartmoor. - OK0169 Cache of month
A cache near a collection of boundary stones around a North Dartmoor Tor.
Owner: Brentorboxer
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altitude Altitude: 426 m. ASL.
location Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
type Cache type: Traditional
size Size: Regular
status Status: Ready to be found
time Time required: 1:00 h    wayTo Distance to travel: 2.00 km
hidden Date hidden: 28-04-2010
creation-date Date created: 28-04-2010
published-date Date published: 28-04-2010
last-mod Last modification: 28-04-2010
Found 12x Found
Not found 0x Not found
Note 0 notes
watchers 1 watchers
visits 14 visitors
votes 5 x rated
score Rated as: Excellent
recommended 2 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, dave.johnson
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Listed on Opencaching only  Look out for ticks  Long walk / hike  Hilly area  Point of interest  Available 24/7  All seasons  Compass required 

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description Description EN
Around this tor are 13 boundary stones bearing the letter “B” on their faces and showing that this area once formed part of the Duke of Bedford’s estate. The reason was to protect tor from predatory granite workers that were very active in this area around 1880.
There are also a number of rocks with a circle with a line across the middle these are also boundary markers for the tor.
Please do not put anything in this cache, you will need a pen/pencil.This cache complies with the DNPA's letterboxing guidelines. 
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Log entries: Found 12x Not found 0x Note 0x Photo 1x All entries Gallery