Piltdown Common and Grisling Common

Common land located in Fletching and Maresfield, Wealden, East Sussex.


Partly wooded area, located at Piltdown, west of Uckfield.


Not disputed. The Electricity Board claim an easement for cables on this unit. There are also the following claims: Access (1), Sand and Gravel (1), Water from Ponds (2).

Eight private owners each owning part of this unit. Part registeredunder the Land Registration Acts 1925 and 1936.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle and horses.

Estovers (11) Turbary (1) Piscary (5) Pannage (1)

Rights entries disputed and modified. Nine of the rights relate to only part of the unit. Rights for estovers include entries for brakes, (bracken and fern), and litter, (twigs and leaves).


  • A roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes


Land Data

Common Land Name Piltdown Common and Grisling Common
County East Sussex
District Wealden
Parish Fletching and Maresfield
TVG Reg # 30
Authority East Sussex
Area 81.28 hectares / 200.85 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 198
OS 100km Grid Square TQ42
Easting 5446
Northing 1223
OS Grid Ref 544600,122300
Min Contour 35
Max Contour 60
Median Elevation



Data recorded November, 1985.

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