Plaster Down

Common land located in Whitchurch, Horrabridge and Sampford Spiney., West Devon, Devon.


Located on west edge of Dartmoor, 2 km SE of Tavistock.


Not disputed.

Part originally owned by Ministry of Defence, now by Devon CountyCouncil. Remainder owned by one private owner.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle and horses.

Turbary(100) Common in Soil(86) Straying(78) Piscary(3)

Other rights contd. Take wild animals birds and fruit(2). Cross refs contd. 109,112,125,126,134,135,146,148,153,155,156,161,162, 164,173,176,180,187,188,190,191,192,193,194,195,210 and 218.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor


Land Data

Common Land Name Plaster Down
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Whitchurch, Horrabridge and Sampford Spiney.
TVG Reg # 84
Authority Devonshire
Area 100.4 hectares / 248.09 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 201
OS 100km Grid Square SX57
Easting 2513
Northing 725
OS Grid Ref 251300,72500
Min Contour 180
Max Contour 200
Median Elevation 190



Data recorded July, 1984.

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