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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Writtle Parish (Chelmsford, Essex)

Information provided by Essex County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2019‑05‑21. Entries with grey text are old entries, and do not appear in the current Statement. The entries below are ordered first by Right of Way number, and then in reverse chronological order (most recent first). show/hide old entries.

No. Type Description
1 FP Continuation of Roxwell footpath 65, runs in a southerly and south-westerly direction to the parish boundary and footpath 2
2 FP From FP 83 east of Christopher's Farm in a south-westerly direction continuing in a westerly direction past Moor Hall then in a north-westerly, south-westerly then north-westerly direction. The FP then continues in a south-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Roxwell where it continues as FP58. Minimum width of path for its first 250 metres to the point where it turns westwards is 8 feet. Minimum width of path from Moor Hall north-westwards, south-westwards then north-westwards to the point where it turns south-westwards again is 8 feet.
3 FP From footpath 7 south of Moor Hall in a south-westerly direction to parish boundary (Highwood FP1). Minimum width of path for the first 250m from FP7 is 8 feet
4 FP From footpath 3 in an easterly direction to footpath 5.
5 FP From footpath 7 south of Moor Hall in a south-westerly direction past footpath 4 then, with a minimum width of 5 feet, in a south-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Highwood where it continues as FP41.
7 FP From footpath 2 at Moor Hall in a southerly direction to the road east of Little Moor Hall.
8 BR From the A414 at Twitch Cross in a north westerly direction for a distance of approximately one hundred and eighty two feet (55.47 metres).
10 FP From footpath 11 at Newney Green in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary where it continues as footpath 52 in the parish of Roxwell
11 FP From the road east of Jubilee Farm at Newney Green, in a north-easterly direction to the parish boundary where it continues as footpath 50 in the parish of Roxwell
12 FP From the road east of Jubilee Farm, in a northerly direction to join footpath 11
13 FP From the road north of Green Lane, in an easterly direction to join footpath 14 at Sturgeons Farm
14 FP From the road south-east of Sycamore Cottages south to Sturgeons Farm, then in a general south-easterly direction to the road east of Hassenbrook
15 FP From the road north of Hassenbrook in a north-easterly direction to join footpath 14
16 FP From footpath 14 in an easterly direction to join footpath 17.
17 FP From the road south of Reeds Farm, in a southerly direction to footpath 20 then west and south to the road north of the allotment gardens
18 FP From the road west of Hassenbrook in a southerly direction to the road west of Bush Farm.
19 FP From footpath 17 in an easterly and southerly direction to join footpath 20
20 FP From footpath 21 in a northerly direction to footpath 19 then west to join footpath 17
21 FP From the road west of the Guide Post on A1091 main road in a north-westerly direction to join footpath 17
23 FP Continuation of Chignall footpath 31 and runs in a westerly direction to rejoin Chignall as footpath 30.
24 BR Lawford Lane. From the road at Lawford Nursery south-west to the road leading to St Johns Green
25 FP Path diverted
26 FP From the road east of Manor House in a north-easterly direction to join footpath 25
29 FP Path diverted
30 FP From the road east of Writtle Bridge in a north-easterly direction to the parish boundary where it continues in the Borough of Chelmsford as footpath 43
31 FP From footpath 30 north-east of Writtle Bridge in an easterly direction, then with a minimum width of 6 feet, in a northerly direction then easterly direction to the parish boundary where it continues as footpath 40 in the Borough of Chelmsford
32 FP From Lodge Road, Writtle in a north-westerly direction to Writtle Green
34 FP From Ongar Road leading southwards for 138 metres to Home Mead. Width varies from 1.5 to 2 metres.
64 FP From footpath 38 (Highwood) Chelmsford Hill, in a south-easterly direction along Coldhall Lane and the parish boundary to join the road south of Southwood Farm.
66 FP From the road south of Bush Farm at Little Oxney Green in a south-westerly direction along the boundary of Lady Grove to the parish boundary and Highwood footpath 8
67 FP From footpath 66, on the north-east corner of Ladygrove Wood, in a southerly direction to join The Causeway near Lee Cottages
68 FP From The Causeway near Lee Wood leading south-eastwards with unspecified width. Then, after 165mt, changing to a width of 1,25mt and continuing south-eastwards along the northern side of a farm track, passing north of Lee Farm and then continuing eastwards to join FP69.
69 FP From the Causeway north-east of Halfway House in a south-easterly direction past footpath 68 to Nathans Lane, south-west of Bumpstead Farm.
70 FP From Lodge Road in a southerly direction to Ropers Farm, then in an easterly direction to Margaretting Road
71 FP From Paradise Road south east of Rectory Road in a south-easterly direction along Shakestons Plantation to the parish boundary where it continues as footpath 37 in the Borough of Chelmsford
73 FP From Love Walk through All Saints Church in a northerly direction to join footpath 32
74 BR From St Johns Road leading north-eastwards along the gravel road for approximately 114 metres. Then continuing north-eastwards and northwards for approximately 418 metres, along the tarmac track that crosses the field and then passes between fencelines, to meet Foxburrows Lane. Then north-eastwards along Foxburrows Lane for approximately 116 metres to a point outside the entrance to the sports ground. Then continuing north-eastwards and south-eastwards for approximately 444 metres along the tarmac track north of the sports ground to meet Lawford Lane, Bridleway 24._x000D_
Width of bridleway is 3 metres throughout. On the southernmost 114 metre long section this width is measured from the eastern boundary of the gravel road._x000D_
75 FP From footpath 74 in a westerly direction to the road north of Lordship Farm.
77 FP From the road south of Warren Bridge in an easterly direction to the parish boundary, where it continues as footpath 44 in the Borough of Chelmsford.
82 FP From footpath 2 in a north-easterly direction to join the road at the parish boundary east of Benedict Otes
83 FP From the road west of Newney Hall in a south-easterly direction to the road north of Green Lane.
84 FP From the road south of Bulmers Farm in a southerly direction to join footpath 85 north-west of Causeway Cottages
85 FP From The Causeway, north of Causeway Cottages, leading north-westwards with unspecified width to meet FP84. Then continuing north-westwards, with a minimum width of 2mt, on the northern side of the newly constructed fenceline that crosses what was formerly field no.2173, and then crossing a rustic bridge over the ditch to meet FP86. Then reverting to unspecified width and continuing north-westwards to meet FP86.
86 FP From the road south of Bush Farm in a southerly direction to join footpath 85
90 FP From north-east end of BR24 east to parish boundary
91 FP From Back Road west of Daw's Farm north to join footpath 21.
92 FP A short length of path from Lodge Road northerly to the road joining Long Brandocks
93 BR From Paradise Road in a southerly direction to the A414 (Writtle Bypass) opposite the access road to Hylands Park
94 FP From Paradise Road and BR93 in a south-westerly direction through the subway to the park access road
95 FP From the eastern boundary of 9 Chancery Place westwards for a distance of approx 60 feet. The width of the path is 9 feet or thereabouts.
96 FP A footpath on land at the rear of the property known as 70 Little Meadow extending for a distance equal to the width of property (18 feet). The approximate width of the path is 6 feet.
97 BWY From BR8 in a north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 810 metres to Victoria Road between Oxney Green and Newney Green