Holt Heath

Common land located in Holt, Wimborne, Dorset.


Located south of Holt Heath, 6 km NE of Wimborne Minster.


Disputed and part excluded. There are three claims to rights of access over this unit.

Owned by the National Trust.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Cattle and horses.

Estovers (22)

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 Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Holt Heath and Forest


Land Data

Common Land Name Holt Heath
County Dorset
District Wimborne
Parish Holt
TVG Reg # 21
Authority Dorset
Area 423.08 hectares / 1,045.45 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 195
OS 100km Grid Square SU00
Easting 4060
Northing 1040
OS Grid Ref 406000,104000
Min Contour 20
Max Contour 50
Median Elevation 35



Data recorded July, 1986.

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