Rowden Down, Bittleford Down and Hemel Down.

Common land located in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Teignbridge, Devon.


Moorland on east Dartmoor, 1 km west of Widecombe in the Moor.


Not disputed. There is one claim of a right to draw water.

Owned by The Duchy of Cornwall.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses and 'stock units'.

Turbary(32) Common in Soil(28) Straying(29) Piscary(2)

Other rights contd. Take wild animals, birds and fruit(2). Cross refs. contd. 112,124,134,135,146,148,153,155,156,161,162,164,173, 176,180,184,187,188,190,191,192,194 and 195. Provisional rights are disputed.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Site of Special Scientific Interest - East Dartmoor


Land Data

Common Land Name Rowden Down, Bittleford Down and Hemel Down.
County Devon
District Teignbridge
Parish Widecombe-in-the-Moor
TVG Reg # 70
Authority Devonshire
Area 661.54 hectares / 1,634.70 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX67
Easting 2706
Northing 770
OS Grid Ref 270600,77000
Min Contour 320
Max Contour 500
Median Elevation 410



Data recorded July, 1984.

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