Peter Tavy Great Common, Wapsworthy Common and other land.

Common land located in Peter Tavy, West Devon, Devon.


Extensive area of moorland on Dartmoor, 5 km NE of Tavistock.


Disputed and part excluded. HRH Charles, Prince of Wales claims rights and interests of Lord of the Manor of Lydford and Forest of Dartmoor.

Part owned by The Duchy of Cornwall. Remainder owned by The Ministryof Defence.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses and 'units'.

Turbary(98) Common in Soil(91) Straying(252) Piscary(3)

Other rights contd. Shooting(1) Take wild animals,birds and fruit(2) Vicinage (1). Cross refs. 96,97,109,112,125,126,134,135, 146,153,155,156,161,162,164,173,176,180,187,188,191,192,193,195,210 and 218.


  • B roads
  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Association: Peter Tavy Commoners' Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Peter Tavy Great Common, Wapsworthy Common and other land.
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Peter Tavy
TVG Reg # 194
Authority Devonshire
Area 1118.3 hectares / 2,763.38 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 201
OS 100km Grid Square SX57
Easting 2560
Northing 785
OS Grid Ref 256000,78500
Min Contour 300
Max Contour 500
Median Elevation 400



Data recorded July, 1984.

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