Sopley Common

Common land located in Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset.


Partly wooded unit located east of Hurn, NE of Bournemouth.


Not disputed. There are 23 claims to 'shoot rabbit and duck', and 3 claims of rights 'to shoot'.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Cattle, horses and donkeys.

Estovers (29) Turbary (31) Common in Soil (6)

Rights entries were not disputed. Rights of estoversincluded estovers (27), tree loppings, gorse, furze and underwood (1), and a Christmas tree (1). Common in soil rights are for sand and gravel.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Town Common


Land Data

Common Land Name Sopley Common
County Dorset
District Christchurch
Parish Hurn
TVG Reg # 26
Authority Hampshire
Area 36.56 hectares / 90.34 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 195
OS 100km Grid Square SZ19
Easting 4134
Northing 975
OS Grid Ref 413400,97500
Min Contour 20
Max Contour 20
Median Elevation 20



Data recorded July, 1986.

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