Land in Portland Urban District

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


Located along A354 on W side of Portland Harbour, S of Weymouth


Disputed and part excluded. The Dorset Water Board claim aright of access for maintenance purposes.

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*
  • A roads

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Portland Harbour Shore

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 # 71
Authority Dorset
Area 9.31 hectares / 23.01 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 194
OS 100km Grid Square SY67
Easting 3670
Northing 755
OS Grid Ref 367000,75500
Min Contour 0
Max Contour 10
Median Elevation 5



Data recorded July, 1986.

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