Tarr Steps

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The Tarr Steps are a prehistoric clapper bridge across the River Barle. The bridge dates to around 1000 BC. The stone slabs weigh up to 5 tons apiece. According to local legend, they were placed by the devil to win a bet. The bridge is 180 feet (55 m) long and has 17 spans

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Monument:7.7/10
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There is an Exmoor National Park Authority car park on the Liscombe to Hawkwood road approximately 1 km from the reserve. There are information boards at the car park

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