Sedling Fell

Common land located in Stanhope, Wear Valley, Durham.


Remote area of moorland, located 1.25 kms N.E.of Cowshill.


Disputed. The Church Commissioners claim ownership in fee simple of any minerals, together with rights to work these, by virtue of The Weardale Enclosure Act, (no date given).

Owned by The Public Trustee.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.



The grazing right is unquantified, and thereforedoes not comply with the Commons Registration Act 1965.


  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines

The Weardale Enclosure Act, (no date given).


Land Data

Common Land Name Sedling Fell
County Durham
District Wear Valley
Parish Stanhope
TVG Reg # 111
Authority Durham
Area 31.99 hectares / 79.05 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 87
OS 100km Grid Square NY84
Easting 3868
Northing 5422
OS Grid Ref 386800,542200
Min Contour 530
Max Contour 600
Median Elevation 565



Data recorded July, 1985.

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