The Belstone Commons.

Common land located in Belstone, West Devon, Devon.


Fragmented unit on north Dartmoor, 1 km south of Belstone.


Disputed and part excluded. Unit is amalgamation of CLs 7172,74,75,76,77,78,79,80 and 95. There are 2 claims to rights of way. Duchy of Cornwall claims rights and interests of Lord of Manor, including grazing.

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

Final.Owners registered by application.


Cattle, sheep, horses, donkeys and 'stock units'.

Turbary 147 Common in Soil 159 Piscary 140 Pannage 1

Other rights contd. Shooting (119) Take wild animals,birds & fruit (2) Straying (33). Cross refs contd. 132,134,135,146,148,153, 155,156,161,162,164,173,176,180,187,188,191,192,194,195,218 and VGs 15 and 16


  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Association: Belstone Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name The Belstone Commons.
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Belstone
TVG Reg # 73
Authority Devonshire
Area 307.47 hectares / 759.77 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX69
Easting 2615
Northing 920
OS Grid Ref 261500,92000
Min Contour 300
Max Contour 470
Median Elevation 385



Data recorded July, 1984.

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