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archaeoroutes

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TR - Culm Davy
« on: 21:44:55, 26/05/20 »
We braved the sun and a big trek up the hill today. But it was worth it! Nice mixture of woodland, heath and views.
Notable animals included a coupld of species of newt, green hairstreak butterflies, and a good variety of birds.








































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GinAndPlatonic

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #1 on: 21:52:09, 26/05/20 »
Great pics. It is so good to be shaded by trees at times, on a hot day.. O0

archaeoroutes

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #2 on: 22:08:43, 26/05/20 »
All my walks these last few days have had significant woodland sections to avoid the sun. Even gone 6pm today it was over 20C out on the heath.
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Jac

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #3 on: 06:58:12, 27/05/20 »
Another lovely and interesting looking area not too far from me that I've not walked in - the list is ever lengthening.

There were Green Hairstreaks on Dartmoor yesterday too
So many paths, so little time

Mel

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #4 on: 21:07:02, 27/05/20 »
I like that stone shelter.


What a lovely looking walk, very peaceful  :)
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ninthace

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #5 on: 22:39:08, 27/05/20 »
I like that stone shelter.


What a lovely looking walk, very peaceful  :)
The stone shelter is an old beacon.  The fire was hoisted up through a hole in the roof, presumably before it was lit!
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archaeoroutes

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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #6 on: 23:05:58, 27/05/20 »
The stone shelter is an old beacon.  The fire was hoisted up through a hole in the roof, presumably before it was lit!
Yep. And there are two slit windows, each facing another beacon site.


There are interesting lumps and bumps in the immediate area, too.
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Re: TR - Culm Davy
« Reply #7 on: 21:26:10, 28/05/20 »
Never heard of Culm Davy before, had to google it. Lovely to be in amongst the trees on a hot day.