Sourton Common

Common land located in Sourton, West Devon, Devon.


Moorland on NW Dartmoor, E of Sourton, 3 km E of Bridstowe.


Not disputed.

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

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses and 'stock units'.

Estovers (55) Turbary (54) Common in Soil (53)

Rights entries were disputed. Some rights are held in'livestock units', according to NFU scale. Rights of estovers include entries for bracken. Common in soil rights are for 'stone'.


  • A roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Association: Sourton Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Sourton Common
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Sourton
TVG Reg # 97
Authority Devonshire
Area 283.4 hectares / 700.30 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 191
OS 100km Grid Square SX58
Easting 2540
Northing 895
OS Grid Ref 254000,89500
Min Contour 240
Max Contour 420
Median Elevation 330



Data recorded July, 1984. August, 1988.

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