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Dartmoor Site: Brent Tor Fort

Brent Tor Fort

Brent Tor Fort

Photo taken on 17-06-2022

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Resource: Table of Devon Iron Age Forts
OS Map: SX 47100 80400
OS Source: HER
HER: MDV1669
Megalithic Portal: 28169
Alternate name: Brent Tor
Short Name: FT BrentTor
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 47100 80400
Nearest Bus Stop: North Brentor War Memorial (1.4 km) [Route: 118]
Nearby sites: SX 47100 80400


"An earthwork of unknown date or purpose runs around Brent Tor well below the summit in the form of a massive stone-faced bank. In 1232 Henry III granted to the abbot of Tavistock, an annual three-day fair to be held at the church of Brentor."


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