Catherton Common

Common land located in Hopton Wafers and Farlow, South Shrops, Shropshire.


Located north of Lubberland, 3km NW of Hopton Wafers.


Not disputed. The NCB claim ownership of any coal on this unit. There are two claims to rights of way over this unit.

Owned by one private owner.

Final.Owner registered by application.


Sheep, cattle, horses, donkeys and 'animals'.

Rights entries were disputed and most were modified.Five rights relate to only part of the unit.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • RUPPs †
  • Other Roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Shropshire Hills

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Catherton Common

Association: Clee Hill Commoners.


Land Data

Common Land Name Catherton Common
County Shropshire
District South Shrops
Parish Hopton Wafers and Farlow
TVG Reg # 8
Authority Shropshire
Area 213.28 hectares / 527.03 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 138
OS 100km Grid Square SO67
Easting 3628
Northing 2783
OS Grid Ref 362800,278300
Min Contour 183
Max Contour 457
Median Elevation



Data recorded April, 1982. September, 1984.

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