Bridestowe and Sourton Common

Common land located in Bridestowe and Sourton, West Devon, Devon.


Moorland on NW Dartmoor, SE of Sourton and NE of Lydford.


Disputed and amended to exclude part.

Part owned by The Duchy of Cornwall. Small remaining part owned byNorth Devon Water Board, (South West Water Authority).

Final.Owners registered by application.


Cattle, sheep, horses and 'stock units'.

Turbary 168 Common in Soil 155 Straying 129 Piscary 89

Other rights contd. Shooting (19) Pannage (3) Takewild animals, birds and fruit (2). Cross refs. contd. 146,148,153,155,156, 161,162,164,173,176,180,187,188,190,191,192,193,194,195,218,262 and VG 24.


  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Site of Special Scientific Interest - North Dartmoor

Association: Sourton Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Bridestowe and Sourton Common
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Bridestowe and Sourton
TVG Reg # 96
Authority Devonshire
Area 930.06 hectares / 2,298.23 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX58
Easting 2550
Northing 880
OS Grid Ref 255000,88000
Min Contour 340
Max Contour 560
Median Elevation 450



Data recorded July, 1984.

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