The Quantock Hills

Common land located in E Quantoxhead, W Quantoxhead, Bicknoller, Hollford, Over Stowey, Kilve, West Somerset/Sedgemoor, Somerset.


Partly wooded, fragmented unit located 3.5 km E of Williton.


Disputed and parts excluded. The Church Commissioners claim the rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor of Bicknoller, other than ownership.

Part owned by the National Trust. Part owned by former Williton RuralDistrict Council. Six parts owned separately by six private owners.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, horses, goats, pigs, cattle and 'animals'.

Estovers (39) Turbary (21) Pannage (5) Piscary (1)

Other Rights (contd): Common in Soil (3). Common insoil relates to quarrying and mineral rights. Estovers include entries for bracken and timber. 6 rights held in gross. All entries disputed and modified


  • A roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • RUPPs †
  • Other Roads
  • Other Paths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Quantock Hills

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Langford Heathfield Quantocks


Land Data

Common Land Name The Quantock Hills
County Somerset
District West Somerset/Sedgemoor
Parish E Quantoxhead, W Quantoxhead, Bicknoller, Hollford, Over Stowey, Kilve
TVG Reg # 10
Authority Somerset
Area 105 hectares / 259.46 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 181
OS 100km Grid Square ST14
Easting 3140
Northing 1400
OS Grid Ref 314000,140000
Min Contour 150
Max Contour 350
Median Elevation 250



Data recorded July, 1986.

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