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Catshole Tor Quoit

Chambered Tomb

<b>Catshole Tor Quoit</b>Posted by Mr HamheadImage © Mr Hamhead
Nearest Town:Hallworthy (10km N)
OS Ref (GB):   SX172785 / Sheet: 201
Latitude:50° 34' 37.1" N
Longitude:   4° 34' 55.67" W

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Catshole Tor is one of those bits of Bodmin Moor that very few people visit...which is a shame. The hillside is littered with rocks and the views cross to Brown Willy are superb.
I had not expected to find anything man made up there so was only snapping pictures of the landscape. However when I got home and started reading up on Tolborough Tor I came across a piece in 'Romance of the Stones' talking about a chambered tomb on Catshole Tor.
Looking through the photos I realised I had taken several shots of it whilst trying to get some foreground into my Brown Willy photos.
Looks like I will have to go back up there and take a closer look...
Mr Hamhead Posted by Mr Hamhead
12th October 2007ce