Edmundbyers Common

Common land located in Edmondbyers, Wear Valley, Durham.


Located to the west of Edmundbyers.


Not disputed. The Church Commissioners claim ownership in fee simple of any minerals, with rights to work these. Also 4 claims to rights of access, to erect pens, dig ditches, burn heather and destroy vermin

Part owned by Durham County Council. Part owned by Sunderland andSouth Shields Water Co. Remainder owned jointly by two private owners

Final.Owners as directed by the Commons Commissioner.



Estovers (4) Piscary (4) Turbary (4)

Rights entries were not disputed. Rights of estoversincludes 'rushes, bracken and heather burns'. Eight rights entries are limited to part of the unit.


  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines


Land Data

Common Land Name Edmundbyers Common
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Edmondbyers
TVG Reg # 76
Authority Durham
Area 711.79 hectares / 1,758.87 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 87
OS 100km Grid Square NY94
Easting 3990
Northing 5495
OS Grid Ref 399000,549500
Min Contour 250
Max Contour 440
Median Elevation 345



Data recorded July, 1985.

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