Ireshope Moor

Common land located in Stanhope, Wear Valley, Durham.


Remote area of moorland located 2.0 km S.W. of Ireshopeburn.


Not disputed.

Owned by The Public Trustee.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Sheep and cattle.

Turbary (16) Piscary (2) Common in Soil (8)

Rightholders have claimed 'other rights' separatelyfrom grazing rights. 1 right held in gross. Common in soil rights relate to minerals and stone. This is a stinted pasture:1 stint equals 4 sheep or 1 cow


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Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Appleby Fells

Association: Ireshope Moor Stintholders.


Land Data

Common Land Name Ireshope Moor
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Stanhope
TVG Reg # 7
Authority Durham
Area 412.93 hectares / 1,020.37 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 92
OS 100km Grid Square NY83
Easting 3840
Northing 5360
OS Grid Ref 384000,536000
Min Contour 420
Max Contour 670
Median Elevation 545



Data recorded July, 1985.

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