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Common Land and Town and Village Greens

Essential maintenance will be taking place on a number of online systems on Sunday 24 June between 10am and 5pm. This may lead to some parts of the website being unavailable at times. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Cornwall Council is the registration authority for common land and town and village greens in Cornwall.

Prior to 1 October 2008 we worked under legislation brought about by the Commons Registration Act 1965. Under this legislation there is approximately 25,000 acres of common land in about 300 register units, and 55 registered units of town or village greens. This equates to 3% of the land in Cornwall, equalling the 3% of land in England registered as common land.

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