Backney Common

Common land located in Sellack, South Herefordshire, Hereford/Worcester.


Riverside land near Backney,2.75km NW of Ross on Wye


Not disputed. There are 11 claims to shooting rights over the land in this unit. There is also one claim to a right to take gravel from the River Wye.



Sheep and cattle.

Estovers (4) Common in Soil (31)

28 rights entries were disputed. Common in the soilentries relate to rights to take gravel from the River Wye.


Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Wye Valley


Land Data

Common Land Name Backney Common
County Hereford/Worcester
District South Herefordshire
Parish Sellack
TVG Reg # 5
Authority Herefordshire
Area 5.06 hectares / 12.50 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 162
OS 100km Grid Square SO52
Easting 3587
Northing 2270
OS Grid Ref 358700,227000
Min Contour 35
Max Contour 35
Median Elevation



Data recorded April, 1982.

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