Grovely Wood

Common land located in Wilton/Gt.Wishford/B'ford/Dinton/Stpl.Langford/Burcombe Without., Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Information

Extensive area of woodland located 2.75 km NW of Wilton.

Ownership

Not disputed. (See management section below for land section notes).

Owned jointly by two private owners.

Final.Owners as directed by the Commons Commissioner.

Rights

Estovers (1)

Rights entry was not disputed. Right held in gross byParish Council on behalf of the inhabitants of Great Wishford. Right of estovers is for 'dead snapping wood boughs and sticks'.

Features

  • S193 common*

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Cranborne Chase & W.Wilts Downs

The Parish Council claim a right for the peopleof Great Wishford 'to be exercised on 29th May, (Oak Apple Day), to cut greenliving boughs of oak and hazel and to take them away to decorate village andto carry them in procesion as part of ceromony to perp

 

Land Data

Common Land Name Grovely Wood
County Wiltshire
District Salisbury
Parish Wilton/Gt.Wishford/B'ford/Dinton/Stpl.Langford/Burcombe Without.
TVG Reg # 27
Authority Wiltshire
Area 812 hectares / 2,006.50 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 184
OS 100km Grid Square SU03
Easting 4060
Northing 1340
OS Grid Ref 406000,134000
Min Contour 110
Max Contour 190
Median Elevation 150

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Data recorded September, 1986.

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