Coordinates: 50°44′N 3°56′W / 50.733°N 3.933°W / 50.733; -3.933
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Finch Foundry, Sticklepath

Sticklepath is a village and civil parish on Dartmoor, in the county of Devon, England. It gives its name to one of the most important geological faults in south-west England, thought to have originated during the Tertiary period and known variously as the Sticklepath fault, Sticklepath fault zone, Lustleigh-Sticklepath fault or Sticklepath-Lustleigh fault.[1]


  1. ^ "The northwestward continuation of the Sticklepath Fault" (PDF). Geoscience in south-west England. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 October 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • The Story of Sticklepath, Sticklepath Women's Institute
  • The Finch Foundry Trust and Sticklepath Museum of Rural Industry, R.A. Barron

50°44′N 3°56′W / 50.733°N 3.933°W / 50.733; -3.933