Black Down Common

Common land located in Culmstock, Mid Devon, Devon.


Downland lying 1.5 km NE of Culmstock, 4.5 km SW of Wellington.


Disputed but not modified. There is one claim to a right of way over this unit. There are also two claims to draw water from a well, with rights to repair and maintain water pipes.

Land registered under the Land Registration Acts 1925 and 1936.



Cattle and horses.

Estovers (1)

Rights entry was not disputed. Right of estovers isfor bracken.


  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Blackdown + Sampford Commons


Land Data

Common Land Name Black Down Common
County Devon
District Mid Devon
Parish Culmstock
TVG Reg # 90
Authority Devonshire
Area 106.37 hectares / 262.85 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 181
OS 100km Grid Square ST11
Easting 3115
Northing 1160
OS Grid Ref 311500,116000
Min Contour 200
Max Contour 250
Median Elevation 225



Data recorded July, 1984. August, 1988.

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