Wellhope Moor

Common land located in Stanhope, Wear Valley, Durham.


Extensive area of moorland, located 2.5 kms west of Cowshill.


Not disputed. The Church Commissioners claim ownership in fee simple of any minerals, together with rights to work these.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Sheep, cattle and ponies.

The rights entry is given in number of sheep withthe option of stock equivalents for cattle and ponies. Rights entry was not disputed.


  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines


Land Data

Common Land Name Wellhope Moor
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Stanhope
TVG Reg # 74
Authority Durham
Area 574.93 hectares / 1,420.68 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 87
OS 100km Grid Square NY84
Easting 3800
Northing 5405
OS Grid Ref 380000,540500
Min Contour 450
Max Contour 673
Median Elevation 561



Data recorded July, 1985.

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