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Quarries near Haytor Rocks provided high quality granite

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Quarries near Haytor Rocks provided high quality granite

Caption - The quarries near Haytor Rocks provided high quality granite. The stone was moved on a horse drawn tramway evidence of which remains. As might be expected the rails are made from granite! The track on the right leads down to Holwell Quarry whilst the he other line leads straight ahead to quarries on the flank of Saddle Tor.

Walk 1260 : Haytor Rocks & Hound Tor

Photographer : Lou Johnson

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