Sheepstor Commons

Common land located in Sheepstor, West Devon, Devon.


Extensive area of moorland on Dartmoor, east of Sheepstor.


Disputed and part excluded. here is a claim to the rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor of Sheepstor. Land subject to the provisions of the Plymouth Corporation Water Act 1983.

Parts owned by two private owners. Remainder owned by the Lord Mayor,Aldermen and Citizens of City of Plymouth.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Cattle, sheep, horses, geese and 'units'.

Estovers (8) Turbary (6) Common in Soil (6)

Rights entries were disputed. Rights of estovers arefor bracken. Common in the soil rights are for 'stones'.


  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor

Association: Sheepstor Commoners' Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Sheepstor Commons
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Sheepstor
TVG Reg # 188
Authority Devonshire
Area 1121.8 hectares / 2,772.03 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 202
OS 100km Grid Square SX56
Easting 2590
Northing 672
OS Grid Ref 259000,67200
Min Contour 200
Max Contour 400
Median Elevation 300



Data recorded July, 1984. August, 1988.

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