Goathland Moor

Common land located in Goathland, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.


Moorland located E and S of Goathland, 9 km SW of Whitby.


Disputed and part excluded.

Part owned by Ministry of Defence. Part owned by private owner, partowned jointly by 2 private owners. Remainder owned by H.M. Queen.

Final. One owner registered by application. Other owners asdirected by the Commons Commissioner.


Cattle, sheep, horses donkeys and ducks.

Estovers(52) Turbary(47) Common in Soil(47) Water(2)

Some rights entries are only over parts of the unit.Estovers include entries for bracken (45), estovers (6) and heather (1). Rights of common in the soil relate to top stone only.


  • A roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - North York Moors

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Name to be added


Land Data

Common Land Name Goathland Moor
County North Yorkshire
District Scarborough
Parish Goathland
TVG Reg # 4
Authority North Riding
Area 3118.08 hectares / 7,704.94 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 94
OS 100km Grid Square NZ80
Easting 4860
Northing 5010
OS Grid Ref 486000,501000
Min Contour 107
Max Contour 290
Median Elevation 198



Data recorded August, 1984. August, 1988.

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