Tract of land in Portland Urban District.

Common land located in Portland, Weymouth and Portland, Dorset.


Part of Chesil Beach & parts on Isle of Portland, S of Weymouth


Disputed and parts excluded. The Ministry of Public Buildings and Works and The Dorset Water Board claim rights of access for maintenance purposes. The M.O.D. have leaseholds for equipment on this unit.

Owned by The Crown Estate Commissioners.

Final.Owner registered by application.



Estovers (1) Turbary (1) Common in Soil (1) Piscary (1)

Rights entries were disputed. Common in soil right isfor stone and pebbles. Right of estovers includes collection of 'dry fuel' known as 'clots or cow dung'(!), from 24th June to 29th September each year.


  • S193 common*
  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Chesil and the Fleet

Association: Rights entries are held by theCommoners and Court Leet of Island and Royal Manor of Portland. Lies withinformer Portland Urban District.


Land Data

Common Land Name Tract of land in Portland Urban District.
County Dorset
District Weymouth and Portland
Parish Portland
TVG Reg # 2
Authority Dorset
Area 95.46 hectares / 235.89 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 194
OS 100km Grid Square SY67
Easting 3660
Northing 762
OS Grid Ref 366000,76200
Min Contour 0
Max Contour 30
Median Elevation 15



Data recorded July, 1986.

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