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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: 426 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Regular
Status: Ready for Search
Time required: 1:00 h    Distance to travel: 2.00 km
Date hidden: 28-04-2010
Date created: 28-04-2010
Date published: 28-04-2010
Last modification: 28-04-2010
18x Found
0x Not found
1 notes
watchers 1 watchers
21 visitors
10 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
2 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, dave.johnson
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Cache attributes

Long walk / hike  Available 24/7  Look out for ticks  Listed on Opencaching only  Hilly area  Point of interest  Compass required  All seasons 

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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 18x Not found 0x Note 1x Picture 2x All entries Gallery