The Town Common, Cowards Marsh and Ogber.

Common land located in Formerly Christchurch and Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset.


Partly wooded unit W of River Avon, 1.75 km N of Christchurch.


Disputed and parts excluded.

Land registered under the Land Registration Acts 1925 and 1936.



Horses, donkeys and cattle.

Estovers(2) Turbary(4) Common in Soil (sand/gravel)(2)

Rights entries disputed and modified. Rights relate todifferent areas of common. Grazing varies: Cowards Marsh: 21st May to 12th August and 2nd October to 14th February; Ogber: 12th August to 14th February.


  • A roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Avon Valley Bisterne Christchurc


Land Data

Common Land Name The Town Common, Cowards Marsh and Ogber.
County Dorset
District Christchurch
Parish Formerly Christchurch and Hurn
TVG Reg # 18
Authority Hampshire
Area 142.1 hectares / 351.14 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 195
OS 100km Grid Square SZ19
Easting 4140
Northing 960
OS Grid Ref 414000,96000
Min Contour 15
Max Contour 20
Median Elevation 17



Data recorded July, 1986.

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