Sand Edge Common

Common land located in Wolsingham, Wear Valley, Durham.


Located 9 kms S.W. of Lanchester.


Not disputed. The Church Commissioners claim ownership of any minerals and they have rights to work them.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.



Rights were disputed and some were modified. Grazingis limited to different times during the year depending on the type of stock.


  • Footpaths
  • Other Paths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines


Land Data

Common Land Name Sand Edge Common
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Wolsingham
TVG Reg # 48
Authority Durham
Area 216.26 hectares / 534.39 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 88
OS 100km Grid Square NZ04
Easting 4080
Northing 5405
OS Grid Ref 408000,540500
Min Contour 280
Max Contour 353
Median Elevation 316



Data recorded July, 1985.

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