Overton Common

Common land located in Richards Castle, South Shrops, Shropshire.


Wooded area edging B4361, SW of Overton.


Not disputed. The NCB claim ownership of any coal on this unit. One claim to a right of way over this unit.

Part owned by one private owner. Remainder owned by one privateowner.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Goats and sheep.

Estovers (5)

Rights entries were not disputed. One right is held ingross. Two entries for estovers include 'cordwood, rails, bracken, moss, bean sticks and fencing piles'.


  • A roads
  • B roads
  • Footpaths

Other Notes


Land Data

Common Land Name Overton Common
County Shropshire
District South Shrops
Parish Richards Castle
TVG Reg # 19
Authority Shropshire
Area 2.83 hectares / 6.99 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 137
OS 100km Grid Square SO47
Easting 3499
Northing 2720
OS Grid Ref 349900,272000
Min Contour 130
Max Contour 152
Median Elevation 141



Data recorded April, 1982. September, 1984.

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