Greenham Common Airfield / Crookham Common

Common land located in Thatcham, Newbury, Berkshire.


Common 2.75km S of Thatcham,part of airfield.


Disputed and part excluded. A further part has ceased to be common land following an application from Thames Water Authority. There are three claims to rights of access.

Part owned by the Ministry of Defence. Part registered under the LandRegistration Acts 1925 and 1936.

Final. Owner registered by application and as directed bythe Commons Commissioner.


Sheep, cattle, horses, pigs, goats, geese and ducks.

Estovers (33) Gravel (30)

Rights entries disputed and modified. Estovers are forwood (for fuel and fencing). There are three claims for bracken and gorse. Rights are extinguished within the perimeter fence of Greenham Common Airbase


  • Minor roads

Other Notes

Commoners Association: Cookham and GreenhamCommoners Association. Subject to rights of public access by virtue of aDeed of Declaration made 2/7/30, under the Law of Property Act 1925. Alsosubject to a Deed of Revocation (27/1/83).


Land Data

Common Land Name Greenham Common Airfield / Crookham Common
County Berkshire
District Newbury
Parish Thatcham
TVG Reg # 60
Authority Berkshire
Area 60.71 hectares / 150.02 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 174
OS 100km Grid Square SU56
Easting 4515
Northing 1645
OS Grid Ref 451500,164500
Min Contour 80
Max Contour 116
Median Elevation



Data recorded July, 1984.

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