Hesworth Common

Common land located in Fittleworth, Chichester, West Sussex.


Partly wooded area, west of Fittleworth, 3 kms S.E. of Petworth


Originally disputed but objection withdrawn. There are two claims to rights of access and one claim to a perpetual licence to maintain the extension of a carthouse or garage and edge of roadway near property.

Originally owned by the Duke of Norfolk, but purchased by FittleworthParish Council, 24/2/81.

Final.Original owner registered by application.


Cows, goats, sheep and geese

Estovers (7) Turbary (2) Pannage (1)

Rights entries not disputed. Estovers include entriesfor leafmould (1), wood (3), bracken (2) and furze (1).


  • A roads
  • B roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Sussex Downs


Land Data

Common Land Name Hesworth Common
County West Sussex
District Chichester
Parish Fittleworth
TVG Reg # 79
Authority West Sussex
Area 41.08 hectares / 101.51 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 197
OS 100km Grid Square TQ01
Easting 5004
Northing 1192
OS Grid Ref 500400,119200
Min Contour 15
Max Contour 69
Median Elevation



Data recorded November, 1985.

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