Eggleston Common

Common land located in Eggleston, Teesdale, Durham.


Located west of Hamsterley Forest, 1 km north of Eggleston.


Not disputed. The Eggleston Estate Company Ltd. claim rights and interests of the Lord of the Manor, including shooting and sporting rights.



Sheep and cattle.

Rights entries were not disputed. This is a stintedpasture: 1 stint equals 1 sheep. Four entries are 'freehold stints', where rightholder has the option of grazing cattle, (5 sheep equal 1 cow).


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

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - North Pennines


Land Data

Common Land Name Eggleston Common
County Durham
District Teesdale
Parish Eggleston
TVG Reg # 6
Authority Durham
Area 1949.7 hectares / 4,817.81 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 92
OS 100km Grid Square NZ02
Easting 4005
Northing 5285
OS Grid Ref 400500,528500
Min Contour 280
Max Contour 535
Median Elevation 407



Data recorded July, 1985.

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