Lizard Downs in Cornwall protected for public use after 140 years

Open Spaces Society secures re-registration of 116 hectares of ‘splendid’ moorland’ for common useMore than 100 hectares of some of the most stunning landscape in west Cornwall has finally been recognised as common land, protecting it for the public 140 years after it was threatened with enclosure.Lizard Downs was authorised for enclosure – the act of taking ownership of common land – in 1880 but the proposed fencing off never happened. Continue reading… Source – Full Article Lizard Downs in Cornwall protected for public use after 140 years

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