Town Moor

Common land located in Formerly Newcastle upon Tyne / Gosforth / Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.


Located in the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


Not disputed.

Owned by Newcastle-upon-Tyne County Borough Council.

Final.Owner registered by application.



Entry not disputed. Right held in gross by StewardsCommittee of Freemen of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, as Trustees of Town Moor Charity Right established under the Town Moor Act 1774.


  • S193 common*
  • A roads
  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Other Paths

Other Notes

Right originally established by the Town MoorAct 1774. Land is also subject to the provisions of the Newcastle-upon-TyneImprovement Act 1870, which limits the total number of cattle to 800. Eachfreeman, (or freeman's widow), is allowed to graze 2 cattle.


Land Data

Common Land Name Town Moor
County Tyne and Wear
District Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Parish Formerly Newcastle upon Tyne / Gosforth / Wallsend
TVG Reg # 1
Authority Newcastle-upon-Tyne Council
Area 398.56 hectares / 984.86 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 88
OS 100km Grid Square NZ26
Easting 4235
Northing 5665
OS Grid Ref 423500,566500
Min Contour 40
Max Contour 90
Median Elevation 65



Data recorded August, 1985.

Questions & Comments?

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

© 2024 | Privacy