Scout Moor and Turf Moor

Common land located in Formerly Ramsbottom, Rossendale, Lancashire.


Moor lying 1.5 kms east of Edenfield, 7.5 kms NW of Rochdale.


Disputed but not modified. There is a claim to ownership of minerals, together with a right to extract sandstone and minerals for 20years (from 1/9/79). West Pennine Water Board claim a right to gather water.

Owned by the North West Water Authority.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Sheep and cattle.

Rights entries disputed and modified. One rightrelates to only part of the unit.


  • S193 common*
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Lies within former Ramsbottom Urban District andHeywood M.B.


Land Data

Common Land Name Scout Moor and Turf Moor
County Lancashire
District Rossendale
Parish Formerly Ramsbottom
TVG Reg # 175
Authority Lancashire
Area 258.2 hectares / 638.03 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 109
OS 100km Grid Square SD81
Easting 3825
Northing 4185
OS Grid Ref 382500,418500
Min Contour 290
Max Contour 460
Median Elevation 375



Data recorded February, 1987.

Questions & Comments?

Use the form below to ask a question, leave feedback or correct any errors.

© 2024 | Privacy