They are natural formations, like the rock-basins and the tors themselves.
I hope you will come and see me at Tavistock, and look at your tors from my windows.
Some of the wilder parts must be quite dangerous—storms—wild cattle roaming about, and Tors everywhere.
It will be realized that if this and other tors rose sheer from a low-lying plain, their height would be much more appreciable.
The dark buildings looked as much a natural growth of the moor as those ruined temples on the horizon, which were tors.
But soon we were back in moorland again, with tors rising up to snatch at heaven with their dark claws.
The tors are, in fact, the more solid cores as yet not overthrown by natural agencies.
This was once a fine lake, but has been filled up with rubble brought down from the tors.
Widecombe is walled up to heaven on the west by Hameldon, and the morning sun is excluded by a bold chain of tors on the east.
But round went the Bonadventure and coasted beneath moors and tors sullenly green into the Bristol Channel.