Racecourse Downs

Common land located in Helland and Cardinham, North Cornwall, Cornwall.


Located NW of Cardinham, 2.5 km NE of Bodmin.


Disputed and amended because part acquired by The Ministry of Transport under a Compulsory Purchase Order, in conjunction with the Bodmin Moor Fencing Scheme. Disputed further and part excluded.

Part owned jointly by two private owners. Part owned by one privateowner. Remainder is unclaimed.

Part final and part provisional.Owners registered by application.


Cattle and sheep.

Turbary (3)

Rights entries were disputed and modified. Two rightsrelate to only part of the unit.


  • A roads
  • Minor roads

Other Notes

Association: Cornwall Commoners Association.The Marquess of Bath claims ownership of mines and minerals, together withrights to work these.


Land Data

Common Land Name Racecourse Downs
County Cornwall
District North Cornwall
Parish Helland and Cardinham
TVG Reg # 139
Authority Cornwall
Area 60.73 hectares / 150.07 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 200
OS 100km Grid Square SX07
Easting 2096
Northing 701
OS Grid Ref 209600,70100
Min Contour 190
Max Contour 210
Median Elevation 200



Data recorded October, 1986.

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