Doley Common

Common land located in Gnosall, Stafford, Staffordshire.


Located west of Hollies Common, 1 km NW of Gnosall.


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.

Land registered under the Land Registration Acts 1925 and 1936.



Cattle, pigs, goats and horses.

Estovers 2 Turbary 1 Pannage 1 Piscary 1 Shooting 1

Rights entries were disputed. Rights of estovers arefor 'tree loppings, gorse, furze, bushes and underwood'. There is one claim to a right to 'shoot wild birds and animals'.


  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Doley Common


Land Data

Common Land Name Doley Common
County Staffordshire
District Stafford
Parish Gnosall
TVG Reg # 67
Authority Staffordshire
Area 16.8 hectares / 41.51 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 127
OS 100km Grid Square SJ82
Easting 3817
Northing 3217
OS Grid Ref 381700,321700
Min Contour 100
Max Contour 105
Median Elevation 102



Data recorded February, 1986.

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