Knowl Moor

Common land located in Formerly Heywood, Rochdale (Greater Manchester), Lancashire.


Area of moor located 5.75 kms N.W. of Rochdale.


Not disputed. The West Pennine Water Board claim a right to gather water over this unit. There is one claim to a right of access.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses and geese.

Bracken (1) Turbary (10) Common in Soil: Stone (7)

Eight rights were disputed and modified. Two rightsrelate to only part of the unit. Numbers of rights cross-referenced: CL94 (9) CL99 (8) CL163 (25) CLs164/166/235/237 (1) CLs173/174/175 (7) and CL213 (2).


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

Other Notes

Lies within former Heywood M.B. Registered by theEast Lancashire Commoners Association.


Land Data

Common Land Name Knowl Moor
County Lancashire
District Rochdale (Greater Manchester)
Parish Formerly Heywood
TVG Reg # 162
Authority Lancashire
Area 395.94 hectares / 978.39 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 109
OS 100km Grid Square SD81
Easting 3840
Northing 4175
OS Grid Ref 384000,417500
Min Contour 270
Max Contour 470
Median Elevation 370



Data recorded February, 1987.

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