Salt Marshes

Common land located in Warton, Lancaster, Lancashire.


Marsh located east of Warton Sands, 2.75 kms N.W. of Carnforth.


Disputed. Commons Commissioner stated that as south-east boundary of common is the River Keer, this is liable to change due to erosion accretion. The Hound Trailing Association claim a right run hound trails.

Two parts owned jointly by two private owners. One part owned by oneprivate owner. Part owned by former Lancaster Rural District Council.

Part final and part provisional.Owners registered by application.



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


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Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Forest of Bowland

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Morcambe Bay

Land section notes (continued from above): oneclaim to shooting and sporting rights, which can also be let by claimant; oneclaim to work and reclaim slag bank on S.E. corner of unit; one claim torights of access to land and adjoining marshes; and right t


Land Data

Common Land Name Salt Marshes
County Lancashire
District Lancaster
Parish Warton
TVG Reg # 45
Authority Lancashire
Area 419.34 hectares / 1,036.21 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 97
OS 100km Grid Square SD47
Easting 3470
Northing 4725
OS Grid Ref 347000,472500
Min Contour 0
Max Contour 5
Median Elevation 2



Data recorded February, 1987.

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