Gentleshaw Common

Common land located in Longdon, Lichfield, Staffordshire.


Gentleshaw Hill, located between Gentleshaw and Burntwood.


Not disputed. The NCB claim ownership of any coal on this unit under the Coal Acts 1938 and 1943, and the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946. There is one claim to the rights and interests of the Lord of Manor

Owned by former Lichfield Rural District Council, (now LichfieldDistrict Council).

Final.Owner registered by application.


Sheep and cattle.

Rights entry was not disputed.


  • Minor roads
  • RUPPs †
  • Other Roads
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Cannock Chase

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Gentleshaw Common


Land Data

Common Land Name Gentleshaw Common
County Staffordshire
District Lichfield
Parish Longdon
TVG Reg # 44
Authority Staffordshire
Area 82.8 hectares / 204.60 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 128
OS 100km Grid Square SK01
Easting 4050
Northing 3110
OS Grid Ref 405000,311000
Min Contour 160
Max Contour 210
Median Elevation 185



Data recorded February, 1986.

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