Land in Portland Urban District

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


Land and verges along minor roads around Weston and Easton.


Disputed and part excluded. The Dorset Water Board claim aright of access for maintenance purposes. There is also one other claim of access for maintenance of a sewer pipe.

Owned by The Crown Estate Commissioners.

Final.Owner registered by application.



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

Rights entries were disputed and modified. Right ofestovers includes a right to gather 'dry fuel known as clots or cow dung' (!) Common in the soil right is for stone and pebbles.


  • S193 common*
  • Other Paths

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Isle of Portland

Rights are held by the Commoners and Court Leetof the Island and Royal Manor of Portland. Lies within former Portland UrbanDistrict.


Land Data

Common Land Name Land in Portland Urban District
County Dorset
District Weymouth and Portland
Parish Portland
TVG Reg # 72
Authority Dorset
Area 17.41 hectares / 43.02 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 194
OS 100km Grid Square SY67
Easting 3685
Northing 711
OS Grid Ref 368500,71100
Min Contour 70
Max Contour 70
Median Elevation 70



Data recorded July, 1986.

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