Holt Wood

Common land located in Holt, Wimborne, Dorset.


Located E of Gaunt Common, 6 km NNE of Wimborne Minster.


Disputed but unmodified.

Owned by The National Trust.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Cattle and horses.

Estovers (20)

Rights entries were disputed and modified. Grazingrights are held in 'units of pasturage', one unit equals one beast or one horse. Rights of estovers are limited to the collectiion of 'dead wood'.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Holt Heath and Forest


Land Data

Common Land Name Holt Wood
County Dorset
District Wimborne
Parish Holt
TVG Reg # 18
Authority Dorset
Area 14.07 hectares / 34.77 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 195
OS 100km Grid Square SU00
Easting 4030
Northing 1059
OS Grid Ref 403000,105900
Min Contour 40
Max Contour 50
Median Elevation 45



Data recorded July, 1986.

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