Thistlewood Quarry

Common land located in Wolsingham, Wear Valley, Durham.


Located 1.25 kms north of Wolshingham.


Not disputed. The Church Commissioners claim interests of Lord of Manor of Wolshingham, other than ownership, They are also owners in fee simple of any minerals, with rights to work these. (See notes below).

Owned by Wolshingham Parish Council.

Final.Owner registered by application.



  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines

The Wolshingham Enclosure Act, (no date given),gives the Church Commissioners the right to extract any minerals, includingsand and gravel.


Land Data

Common Land Name Thistlewood Quarry
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Wolsingham
TVG Reg # 30
Authority Durham
Area 0.13 hectares / 0.32 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 92
OS 100km Grid Square NZ03
Easting 4079
Northing 5389
OS Grid Ref 407900,538900
Min Contour 270
Max Contour 280
Median Elevation 275



Data recorded July, 1985.

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