Great Torrington Common

Common land located in Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon.


Unit in three parts, located around Great Torrington.


Disputed and part excluded. There is one claim to a right of way for the inhabitants of Great Torrington, in order to exercise rights of piscary, under the Great Torrington Commons Act 1889.

Owned by The Great Torrington Commons Conservators, (12 owners).

Final.Owners registered by application.


Cattle,sheep,horses,donkeys,mules,goats,pigs and poultry.

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

Rights entry was disputed and 5 other entries madevoid. Right held in gross by the Great Torrington Commons Conservators and Mayor, Aldermen and Burgeses of Great Torrington.


  • S193 common*
  • A roads
  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Lies within former Great Torrington M.B.Regulated by the Great Torrington Commons Act 1889.


Land Data

Common Land Name Great Torrington Common
County Devon
District Torridge
Parish Great Torrington
TVG Reg # 46
Authority Devonshire
Area 141.71 hectares / 350.17 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 180
OS 100km Grid Square SS41
Easting 2485
Northing 1196
OS Grid Ref 248500,119600
Min Contour 100
Max Contour 110
Median Elevation 105



Data recorded July, 1984.

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