Okehampton Common

Common land located in Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon.

Information

Extensive area of moorland on Dartmoor, 3 km S of Okehampton.

Ownership

Disputed and part excluded. HRH Prince Charles claims the rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor of Lydford and the Forest of Dartmoor, and grants a license to Granulate Quarries Ltd.

Parts owned separately by one private owner, The Public Trustee andThe Duchy of Cornwall. Part claimed by North Devon Water Board.

Part final and part provisional.Owners registered by application. Claim noted for part.

Rights

Cattle, sheep, horses, goats, pigs, bees (!) and 'units'.

Turbary 462 Common in Soil 221 Piscary 340 Straying 107

Other rights Pannage(8) Keep bees(1) Shooting(52) Takewild animals, birds and fruit(2) Whortleberries(1). Cross refs. 132,134,135, 146,148,153,156,161,162,164,173,176,180,187,188,190,191,192,194,195 and 218.

Features

  • Minor roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Site of Special Scientific Interest - North Dartmoor

Association: Okehampton Hamlets and OkehamptonBorough Commoners' Committee.

 

Land Data

Common Land Name Okehampton Common
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Okehampton Hamlets
TVG Reg # 155
Authority Devonshire
Area 1319.39 hectares / 3,260.28 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX58
Easting 2580
Northing 905
OS Grid Ref 258000,90500
Min Contour 340
Max Contour 610
Median Elevation 475

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Data recorded July, 1984. August, 1988.

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