Eype Down

Common land located in Symondsbury, West Dorset, Dorset.


Downland located 2 km west of Bridport.


Disputed and part excluded. There are two claims to rights of way over this unit.

Part owned jointly by two private owners.

Final.Owners registered by application.



Estovers (1) Herbage (1) Trap Rabbits (1)

Rights entries were disputed and two were modified.The right of estovers is for gorse. One entry claims a right to trap rabbits 'with snares'. One entry has grazing limited to between February and July.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Dorset


Land Data

Common Land Name Eype Down
County Dorset
District West Dorset
Parish Symondsbury
TVG Reg # 48
Authority Dorset
Area 48.26 hectares / 119.25 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 193
OS 100km Grid Square SY49
Easting 3440
Northing 924
OS Grid Ref 344000,92400
Min Contour 50
Max Contour 100
Median Elevation 75



Data recorded July, 1986.

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