Whitworth and Trough Common

Common land located in Formerly Whitworth / Formerly Wardle, Rossendale, Lancashire.


Moorland located east of Whitworth, 4.4 kms north of Rochdale.


Disputed but not modified. There are four claims to rights of access over this unit. The West Pennine Water Board claim a right to gather water over this unit.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses, poultry, geese, hens and goats.

Turbary (1) Common in Soil (1)

Two rights entries disputed and modified. Four rightsrelate to only part of the unit. The right for common in the soil is for stone.


  • S193 common*
  • A roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Lies within the former Urban Districts of Wardleand Whitworth. Registered by the East Lancashire Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Whitworth and Trough Common
County Lancashire
District Rossendale
Parish Formerly Whitworth / Formerly Wardle
TVG Reg # 165
Authority Lancashire
Area 192.07 hectares / 474.62 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 109
OS 100km Grid Square SD81
Easting 3897
Northing 4190
OS Grid Ref 389700,419000
Min Contour 280
Max Contour 420
Median Elevation 350



Data recorded February, 1987.

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