Shorts Down

Common land located in Whitchurch, West Devon, Devon.


Moorland located on west edge of Dartmoor, 1km SE of Tavistock.


Not disputed.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Cattle, sheep, horses and 'livestock units'.

Turbary(53) Common in Soil(48) Piscary(2) Straying(68)

Cross references contd. 188,189,192,193,194,195,210and 218 (grazing and straying). Some rights are held in 'livestock units', according to the NFU scale.


  • Minor roads
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor


Land Data

Common Land Name Shorts Down
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Whitchurch
TVG Reg # 56
Authority Devonshire
Area 17 hectares / 42.01 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 201
OS 100km Grid Square SX57
Easting 2502
Northing 724
OS Grid Ref 250200,72400
Min Contour 160
Max Contour 180
Median Elevation 170



Data recorded July, 1984.

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