Dunstable Downs

Common land located in Dunstable and Totternhoe, South Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire.


Partly wooded unit, located on the S.W. outskirts of Dunstable.


Disputed and amended by Registration Authority. The Post Office claim a right of access to Post Office equipment.

Part owned by one private owner. Remainder registered under the LandRegistration Acts 1925 and 1936.

Final.Owner registered by application.



Right entries not disputed. One right is held ingross. Rights allotted under the Totternhoe Enclosure Award 1891.


  • S193 common*
  • B roads
  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - The Chilterns

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Dunstable Downs

Part lies in the former Borough of Dunstable.This unit is regulated by a Provisional Order made by the Land Commissioners25/2/1886, which was confirmed by the Regulation and Inclosure (Totternhoe)Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1886. Also subject to


Land Data

Common Land Name Dunstable Downs
County Bedfordshire
District South Bedfordshire
Parish Dunstable and Totternhoe
TVG Reg # 13
Authority Bedfordshire
Area 47.35 hectares / 117.00 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 166
OS 100km Grid Square TL02
Easting 5007
Northing 2200
OS Grid Ref 500700,220000
Min Contour 90
Max Contour 150
Median Elevation 120



Data recorded December, 1986.

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