Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
Hound Tor is a good example of a heavily weathered granite outcrop. Thought to derive its name from the shape assumed by the blocks on the summit that have been weathered into forms resembling the heads of dogs peering over the natural battlements.
To the south-east of the tor, on a north-eastern-facing slope are the remains of Hundatora, a deserted medieval village, which was excavated between 1961 and 1975. It has four Dartmoor longhouses, many with a central drainage channel, and several smaller houses and barns. The three grain storage barns appear to have been adapted to include corn dryers, indicative of the deteriorating climate which led to the abandonment of the settlement by 1350.
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Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village 7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (W)
Newton Abbot weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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