Wessenden Moor

Common land located in Formerly Colne Valley, Kirklees, West Yorkshire.


Located 1.5 kms south of Marsden, 10.75 kms SW of Huddersfield.


Not disputed.

Part owned by the National Trust.Remainder of the land is unclaimed.

Part final and part provisional.Owner registered by application.


Sheep and cattle.

Estovers (2) Turbary (2)

Cross-referenced units (contd.): CL126 (1) CL532 (2).Six rights entries disputed including one which is still provisional. Five of the rights are not attached to land. Rights of estovers relate to bedding.


  • S193 common*

Other Notes

National Park - Peak District

Lies within former Colne Valley Urban District.


Land Data

Common Land Name Wessenden Moor
County West Yorkshire
District Kirklees
Parish Formerly Colne Valley
TVG Reg # 37
Authority West Riding
Area 966.1 hectares / 2,387.29 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 110
OS 100km Grid Square SE00
Easting 4060
Northing 4080
OS Grid Ref 406000,408000
Min Contour 250
Max Contour 490
Median Elevation 370



Data recorded April, 1987.

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