Salt Marshes

Common land located in Bolton-le-Sands and Warton, Lancaster, Lancashire.


Marsh on east side of Morcambe Bay, 1.5 kms WSW of Carnforth.


Disputed. Commons Commissioner included a statement on boundaries due to erosion and accretion affecting the channel forming the northern and western boundaries of this common.

Part owned jointly by two private owners. Part owned by Bolton-le-Sands Parish Council. Remainder of the land is unclaimed.

Part final and part provisional.Owners registered by application.


Sheep and cattle.

Rights entries were disputed and three rights weremodified. Two rights relate to only part of this unit.


  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Morcambe Bay


Land Data

Common Land Name Salt Marshes
County Lancashire
District Lancaster
Parish Bolton-le-Sands and Warton
TVG Reg # 35
Authority Lancashire
Area 96.32 hectares / 238.01 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 97
OS 100km Grid Square SD47
Easting 3480
Northing 4700
OS Grid Ref 348000,470000
Min Contour 0
Max Contour 10
Median Elevation 5



Data recorded February, 1987.

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