Stanhope Common

Common land located in Stanhope, Wear Valley, Durham.


Extensive area of open fell located north of Stanhope.


Disputed but objection withdrawn. The Church Commissioners claim rights/interests of Lord of Manor of Stanhope, other than ownership, and a right in fee simple to any minerals, with rights to work these.

Owned jointly by four private owners.

Final.Owners registered by application.



Rights entries were disputed and modified.


  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Other Paths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines


Land Data

Common Land Name Stanhope Common
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Stanhope
TVG Reg # 22
Authority Durham
Area 3101.45 hectares / 7,663.85 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 87
OS 100km Grid Square NY94
Easting 3960
Northing 5430
OS Grid Ref 396000,543000
Min Contour 240
Max Contour 540
Median Elevation 390



Data recorded July, 1985.

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