Menacrin Downs

Common land located in Blisland, North Cornwall, Cornwall.


Moor and marsh on SW edge of Bodmin Moor, 3.5 km NE of Blisland


Amended because part of the land, (verges), was acquired by The Ministry of Transport under a Compulsory Purchase Order, in conjunction with the Bodmin Moor Fencing Scheme.

Two parts owned by English Clays Lavering Pochin and Co. Ltd.Part owned jointly by three private owners.

Final. One owner registered by application and three ownersas directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Cattle, sheep and horses.

Turbary(10) Piscary(3) Pannage(1) Vicinage(1)

Cross-references contd: CL 185 (3). 20 rights entrieswere disputed and 11 entries were modified. The rights of estovers are for tree loppings, gorse, furze, bushes and underwood.


  • A roads

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Cornwall

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Bodmin Moor

Association: Cornwall Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Menacrin Downs
County Cornwall
District North Cornwall
Parish Blisland
TVG Reg # 145
Authority Cornwall
Area 72.87 hectares / 180.07 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 200
OS 100km Grid Square SX17
Easting 2140
Northing 743
OS Grid Ref 214000,74300
Min Contour 230
Max Contour 250
Median Elevation 240



Data recorded October, 1986.

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