Giggleswick Common

Common land located in Giggleswick, Craven, North Yorkshire.


Area of fell located 4.75 km WSW of Giggleswick, W of Settle.


Not disputed. There is one claim to a right of coursing, shooting, fowling and sporting.

Owned by the Duke of Devonshire.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.



Estovers (2) Turbary (1) Common in Soil (1)

One right is held in gross. Rights of estovers are for'rushes for bedding'. Grazing is limited and the moor is closed during February, March and November. Right of common in soil is for stone.


Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Forest of Bowland


Land Data

Common Land Name Giggleswick Common
County North Yorkshire
District Craven
Parish Giggleswick
TVG Reg # 114
Authority West Riding
Area 89.03 hectares / 220.00 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 98
OS 100km Grid Square SD76
Easting 3764
Northing 4620
OS Grid Ref 376400,462000
Min Contour 260
Max Contour 320
Median Elevation 290



Data recorded August, 1984.

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