Gidleigh Common

Common land located in Gidleigh, West Devon, Devon.


Moor and marshland on north Dartmoor, 2 km west of Gidleigh.


Not disputed. HRH Charles, Prince of Wales claims rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor of Lydford and the Forest of Dartmoor, including grazing rights.

Part owned by The Duchy of Cornwall. Remainder owned by one privateowner.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses, donkeys, geese and 'units'.

Estovers(60) Turbary(59) Common in Soil(58) Piscary(31)

Other rights contd. Straying (41) Take wild animals,birds and fruit (2) Pannage (13) Shooting (14). Cross refs. contd. 135,146, 148,153,155,156,161,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000


  • Minor roads

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Gidleigh Common


Land Data

Common Land Name Gidleigh Common
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Gidleigh
TVG Reg # 134
Authority Devonshire
Area 10.58 hectares / 26.14 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX68
Easting 2645
Northing 875
OS Grid Ref 264500,87500
Min Contour 300
Max Contour 500
Median Elevation 400



Data recorded July, 1984.

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