Founded in 1886, The Hitchin Cow Commoners Trust holds in Trust two parcels of land adjacent to Fishponds Road in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. These are known as Top Field and (part of) Butts Close.
HTFC (Top Field Ltd) has a 25 year lease for the land and buildings known as Top Field, signed on 25 September 2014.
An agreement between the Hitchin Urban District Council (now North Herts District Council) and the Trust dating from the 1920s gives public access to the Butts Close land in return for the council maintaining the land and cutting the grass etc.
The Hitchin Cow Commoners Trust is Registered Charity No.1158395