|Name:||South Hessary Tor|
|Height:||454m / 1490ft|
|Parent (Ma):||2877 High Willhays|
|RHB Section:||40: Cornwall & Devon|
|Catchment:||Dart, Catchment Boundaries, Tamar|
|Grid ref:||SX597723 (est)|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 191|
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N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land.
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 32 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|From parking area on minor road south of Princetown. Good path running N to this tor, then over rough ground for a km for the trig pilar. Weather remains blisteringly hot with no breeze.||jonglew||25/06/2018|
|Straight up on thready path across access land from the lane to the NE.||Moorponder||22/06/2018|
|1/11 (South Hessary Tor/Bellever Tor/Laughter Tor/Sharp Tor/Hayne Down/Pepperdon Down/Blackingstone Rock/Nattadown Common/Meldon Hill/Uppacot Down/Piddledown Common)||Fergalh||07/10/2017|
|1km walk on gravel path from road near plume and feathers inn, Princetown. HP on n side of tor, also rusty metal post further S. Did not visit Trig on this occasion.||Denise||21/10/2016|
|Upgraded path (cycle route?) from Princetown. A delightful little tor, N top slightly higher than S top.||RichardM||21/10/2016|
|Cloudy, bits of rain and a wind that was like ice blowing from the south west. Still an easy walk along the path from behind the plume of feathers pub. Continued on towards Nun's cross before returning along the same path||fostersm||11/01/2015|
|Verge parking to south east after disused quarry. Access to the open access from here involves either negotiating the old stones in the quarry then a barbed wire fence .... or just the fence if hopping over from the road.||moorsman||20/08/2014|
|Revisit for Myrddyn's newly discovered 454m summit, a nice tor with some decent scrambling although the ascent from the S side is just a walk. From NE, parking in small disused quarry.||RHW||12/04/2014|
|On way to local pillar. In and out car. Very quick.||Dusty||08/04/2014|
|Clarify dates, Cotswold training||N.Morters||01/05/2013|
|Visited whilst geocaching.||CornishGazza||04/02/2012|
|With Lesley from Princetown -circular walk over North Hessary Tor - Great Mis Tor -Roos Tor - Great Staple tor - Merrivale and round te old quarries to add out and back to south Hessary Tor. B&B at Postbridge for 3 nights.||Chris Pearson||20/02/2009|
|(old 453m summit:) dullish tussocky summit. b/w from NW, parking in pub car park briefly if not busy||RHW||05/09/2004|
|Wet days walk before the mountaineering club's annual dinner.||Swindon Bagger||06/11/1999|
|K With Richard in the snow||crazy||05/02/1994|
|Retrospectively logged. Date recorded in a copy of The A to Z of Dartmoor Tors by Terry Bound.
In the days long before web site such as this.
In most cases only first visits are recorded.||Anthony Vosper||03/07/1991|