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margin of the Forest. The latter coincides to some extent with the course
of the Dart, the wooded scenery of which is very fine at places. The road
to Bloreton Hampstead maintains a N.E. direction and crosses some of the
highest ground in the Forest. Near (372 M.) Post Bridge (Temperance
Hotel I is Clapper Bridge, a picturesque old structure of granite slahe
over the Dart. At Merripit, 1 M. beyond Post Bridge, a road diverges
on the right to (5 M.) Widdecombe (p. 140). About 13/4 M. farther on, a
track on the right leads to the Vitifer Tin Mine and (2 M.) Grimspound a
curious enclosure, the object of which is uncertain. After 3 M. more we
reach Bector, where the road to (2'/» 31.) Chagford (p. 136) diverges to the
left, while that to (3 M.) Moreton Hampstead (p. 136) continues in the same
From Two Bridges (p. 143) the active pedestrian may explore much
of the most characteristic scenery of Dartmoor by walking due N. to
(16 M.; 6-7 hrs.) Okehampton (p. 141). The route leads by (6 M.) Cut Hill
(1970 ft.; top marked by a turf mound) and (2 M.) Cranmere Pool (p. 136);
and Yes Tor (2050 ft.; p. 143), the highest point in Dartmoor, may be
included by a digression to the left. No inn is passed on the way.
From Princetown (p. 142) a pleasant route for walkers leads through
the S. part of Dartmoor to (14 M.) Ivy Bridge (p. 140). The most inter¬
esting points passed on the way are the (2>/2 M.) Nun's Cross, a granite
cross, 772 ft. high, (5 M.) Erme Pound, and the (272 M.) Three Barrows
1524 ft.), a fine point of view.
Beyond Tavistock the L. S. W. R. runs considerably to the W.
of the G. W. R., finally approaching Plymouth from the N.W. —
48i/2 M. Beer Alston, 1 M. from Calstock (p. 148). Beyond (51V2M.)
Beer Ferrers we cross the Tavy and skirt the E. bank of the Tamar
(p. 148). To the right is the Royal Albert Bridge (p. 148). 55% M.
St. Budeaux (for Saltash, p. 148); 57 M. Ford; 58 M. Devonport
(see p. 147). We then describe a curve round the N. and E. of
Plymouth, passing the suburban stations of North Road and Mutley
and enter the Friary Terminus at (621/2 M.) Plymouth.
Plymouth. — Hotels. Duke of Cornwall (PL a; D, 3), opposite
Mill Bay Terminus, R. from 4s., D. 5s.; Royal (PI. h; D, 3), Lockyer St.,
near Mill Bay Station; Grand (PI. c; D, 3), finely situated on the Hoe,
the only hotel with a view of the Sound, R. from 4s., D. 5s.; Albion (PL e;
D, 3), 31illbay Road, R. is., D. 3s. 6d.; 'Chubb's (PI. g; E, 2), Old Town St.,
R. 4s.; Central (PL m.; E, 3), Lockyer St.; Farley's (PL h; D, 2), Union
St., R. 3s. 6d., I). 3s.; Lockyer Hotel & Restaurant ; Westminster (PI. o;
E, 3), Princess Sq., Great Western (PL p; D, 3), these two unpretending
temperance hotels. — In Devonport: Royal (PL j), Thomas's (PL k), both
in Fore St. (PL A, 2). — Matthew's Restaurant, 11 Bedford St., table-d'hote
1-3 p.m. 2-3s.; Railway Refreshment Rooms at the principal stations.
Cabs. Per mile, 1-2 pers. 8d., each addit. pers. 6d.
Electric Tramways. From the Clock Tower (PL C, 2; p. 146) to Stone-
house and Devonport, to Compton, and to Prince Rock; from the Theatre
to Compton and to Beaumont Road. From Fore Street (Devonport) to
Pennycomequick, to Tor Lane, and Millhouse; from Pennycomcquick to
St. Budeaux; from Morice Square to St. Budeaux and to Ford Hill. —
Horse Car from the Post Office to West Hoe. — Motor-Omnibuses from the
Clock Tower to Salisbury Road; from Millbay Station to (3 31.) Crownhill
and (5 31.) Roborough (fare 8d.) and to Yealmton and 3Iodbury (fare Is. 2d.).
Theatres. Grand Theatre, Union St. (PLC, 2), Stonehouse; Theatre
Royal (PL D, 3), beside the Royal Hotel; Mitropole, Tavistock St., Devon-
port; Palace, Union St., Plymouth.
Railway Stations. 1. Millbay Station (PL D, 3),- terminus of the G. W.
R.. near the Docks and the Hoe; 2. Friary Station (PI. F, 2), terminus of the
L. S. W. R., in the E. part of Plymouth; 3. North Road Station (PL E, 1),