South Tawton Commons

Common land located in South Tawton, West Devon, Devon.


Located 1 km SW of South Zeal, SE of Okehampton.


Disputed and modified. HRH Charles, Prince of Wales claims the rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor of Lydford and the Forest of Dartmoor.

Part owned by The Duchy of Cornwall and part owned by one privateowner. Remainder is unclaimed.

Part final and part provisional.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses, pigs, geese, goats and 'units'.

Turbary(114) Piscary(77) Common in Soil(106) Pannage(6)

Other rights contd. Shooting and Sporting (43) Takewild animals, birds and fruit (2) Straying (47). Cross refs. 131,132,134,135, 146,148,153,155,156,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000


  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor


Land Data

Common Land Name South Tawton Commons
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish South Tawton
TVG Reg # 176
Authority Devonshire
Area 924.6 hectares / 2,284.74 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX68
Easting 2645
Northing 915
OS Grid Ref 264500,91500
Min Contour 300
Max Contour 520
Median Elevation 410



Data recorded July, 1984. August, 1988.

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