Cardinham Moor and Fore Downs.

Common land located in Cardinham, North Cornwall, Cornwall.


Moorland and marsh, located 1 km north of Cardinham.


Disputed but unmodified as objection withdrawn. The Marquis of Bath claims ownership of mines and minerals. There are two claims to rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor, including shooting rights.

Two parts owned separately by two private owners.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Cattle, sheep, horses and geese.

Estovers (1) Turbary (4) Common in Soil (1)

Rights entries were disputed and nine were modified.Right of estovers is for tree loppings, gorse, furze, bushes and underwood. Common in soil right relates to stones. One right is only over part of unit.


  • A roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Other Paths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Cornwall

Association: Cornwall Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Cardinham Moor and Fore Downs.
County Cornwall
District North Cornwall
Parish Cardinham
TVG Reg # 137
Authority Cornwall
Area 500 hectares / 1,235.53 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 200
OS 100km Grid Square SX17
Easting 2135
Northing 715
OS Grid Ref 213500,71500
Min Contour 210
Max Contour 270
Median Elevation 240



Data recorded October, 1986.

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