Bringsty Common Manorial Court

The term Manorial Court goes back to the Middle Ages when Bringsty Common came under the control of the Lord of the Manor, the Bishop of Hereford. Manorial Courts dealt with minor civil offences relating to contracts and land tenure. More information can be found here.

Bringsty Common Manorial Court is the volunteer organisation that helps maintain the Common on behalf of the land owner, Herefordshire Council.

The aim of Bringsty Common Manorial Court is to ensure
“Bringsty Common remains a place where residents and visitors alike can safely enjoy the physical and mental well-being from visiting or living in a peaceful and beautiful landscape. We will enhance the sense of community, honour our heritage, increase the bio-diversity of the Common and contribute to CO2 reduction.”

BCMC Constitution