Bower Heath

Common land located in Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.


Partly wooded area at Bower Heath, 2 kms N.E. of Harpenden.


Not disputed. There are four claims to rights of access over this unit, including one from the Telephone Manager in respect of Post Office plant.

Owned by Wheathampstead Parish Council.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Goats and geese.

Estovers(2) Turbary(2) Piscary(2) Other(2) (see notes)

Rights entries were not disputed. Other right is totake 'wild animals and birds, (other than those protected by law) and wild bees'. Rights are held by same person in respect of different properties.


  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

The Church Commissioners claim the rights andinterests of the Lord of the Manor, other than ownership, and claim to beowners in fee simple of the minerals, including sand and gravel, togetherwith rights to work these by conveyance.


Land Data

Common Land Name Bower Heath
County Hertfordshire
District St. Albans
Parish Wheathampstead
TVG Reg # 126
Authority Hertfordshire
Area 8.22 hectares / 20.31 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 166
OS 100km Grid Square TL11
Easting 5145
Northing 2167
OS Grid Ref 514500,216700
Min Contour 130
Max Contour 135
Median Elevation 132



Data recorded June, 1986.

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