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Certain properties in Hungerford have "Common Rights". They are properties which were originally listed in the 1612 James I Grant. There is a map in the Town Hall which shows Common Right properties.

There are about 109 houses in the Town and Manor, (of which three are merely the sites of former properties), as well as a further 19 in the Liberty of Sanden Fee ( of which two are sites of demolished buildings). Most are in High Street, Bridge Street and Church Street, but others are in The Marsh, Prosperous, Sanham, Hornhill, and Beacon Farm.

Common Rights are not transferable, being held by the Commoner in person, who must be the owner/occupier of the property with rights, and must actually live within 5 miles of the Town Hall. Common Rights are deferred for 6 months after occupation, after which the Commoner is required to sign the Hocktide Rules.

For further information about what are Common Rights, see The Town and Manor Today.

The properties attracting Common Rights in 2005 were:

High Street (West):

1
2
3
5
6
8
9
10
13
14
15
17
Railway Bridge
19
20
Town Hall
23
224
24a
25
26
28
30
31
32
URC Chapel
33
34
35
335a
36
37
41
43
44
47
48a
49
50
51
52
53
54

High Street (East):

68
73
76a
77
84
85
86
87
88
89a
90
93
94
95
96
96a
97
98
100
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
114
115
117
118
119
120
Railway Bridge
121
122
124
125
127
128
129
131
1131a

Bridge Street:

1
2
3/.3a
6
7
8
9
10/11
12
13

14
15
16
18
19
20
21

Sanden Fee:

Church Street:

1
12
22
29
30
33
34
42
50
51
52

Others:

Parsonage Farm

Sanham Green Farm

Helms Farm

Beacon Farm

Prosperous Home Farm

Willow Cottage

Freeman's Marsh House

Pennyquiks