Melbecks Moor and Brownsey Moor

Common land located in Melbecks, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire.


Moorland located N of River Swale to N and NE of Gunnerside.


Disputed and parts excluded. There are 18 claims to rights of access over this unit.

Land registered under the Land Registration Acts 1925 and 1936.



Sheep, horses, cattle, geese and poultry.

Estovers (20) Turbary (24)

Six rights entries disputed. Two rights held in gross.Grazing rights held in 'stints' or 'monetary values' with stock equivalents, and these vary during the year. Estovers are for ling (1) and estovers (19).


  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Yorkshire Dales


Land Data

Common Land Name Melbecks Moor and Brownsey Moor
County North Yorkshire
District Richmondshire
Parish Melbecks
TVG Reg # 42
Authority North Riding
Area 1877.76 hectares / 4,640.05 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 92
OS 100km Grid Square NY90
Easting 3950
Northing 5010
OS Grid Ref 395000,501000
Min Contour 230
Max Contour 650
Median Elevation 440



Data recorded August, 1984. August, 1988.

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