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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for East Mersea Parish (Colchester, 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. show/hide old entries.

No. Type Description
1 FP Seawall path - continuation of footpath 26 from West Mersea in a north-easterly direction to Mersea Stone. N.B. Permanent closure order, on section between FP's 10 and 5, in place as of 17/3/2017.
2 FP From footpath 1 around the saltings back to footpath 1
3 FP From footpath 1 around Cudmore Grove back to footpath 1
4 FP From Rewsalls Farm in a north-easterly direction to East Mersea Hall
5 FP From East Mersea Hall in southerly direction to its junction with footpath 1
7 FP From its junction with footpath 4 in a south-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 1.
8 FP From Rewsalls Farm in a south-westerly direction to the parish boundary with West Mersea where it continues as footpath 16.
10 FP From Meeting Lane leading generally south-westwards to East Road. The width of this section is unspecified except for the final 186 metres, running southwards along field boundary and then westwards parallel with the road, which has a width of 2 metres. Then from East Road continuing generally southwards with unspecified width along the access road, past Rewsalls Farm towards the ECC Youth Camp. Then, again with a width of 2 metres, westwards and generally southwards for approximately 642 metres around the youth camp to meet Footpath 1 at the coast.
11 FP From Meeting House Lane in a north-easterly direction to Shop Lane
12 FP From its junction with footpath 11 in an easterly direction to Shop Lane.
13 FP From Footpath 1 at Mersea Stone leading generally north-westwards and westwards along the sea wall to the parish boundary where it continues as Footpath 7 in West Mersea. A 150 metre long section of the path at Reeveshall Marsh, where the sea-wall has been altered in the past, has a width of 2 metres. Grid Ref TM0520,1585 to TM0512,1596. The width of the remainder of the path is unspecified.
14 FP From its junction with footpaths 1 and 21 in a north-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 13
15 FP From Shop Lane leading north-westwards to meet Footpath 13 on the sea wall. The northernmost 200 metres of the path, running parallel to a drainage ditch and across a culvert to meet Footpath 13 has a width of 2 metres. The width of the remainder of the path is unspecfied.
16 FP From Shop Lane in an easterly direction to its junction with footpath 17
17 FP From the road south-west of Home Farm in a westerly, northerly then easterly direction to its junction with footpath 19
18 FP From its junction with footpath 17 in an easterly direction to the road south of North Farm
19 FP From its junction with footpath 17 in a southerly direction to its junction with footpath 18
20 FP From Dagsleys Lane in an easterly, southerly, easterly and northerly direction back to Dagsleys Lane
21 FP From its junction with footpath 20 in a southerly direction to its junction with footpaths 25 and 28 then easterly to its junction with footpaths 1 and 14
22 FP From Ivy Lane in an easterly direction crossing footpath 13 to Mersea Stone
23 FP From its junction with footpath 22 in a north-easterly direction crossing footpath 13 to the Landing stage.
24 FP From road east of Manwood Grove in a southerly direction to Fen Farm, then continuing southerly to its junction with footpath 2
25 FP From Bromans Lane and footpath 28 south and east on the access track to Cudmore Grove Country Park passing footpath 21. Continues in a southerly direction to its junction with footpath 3 Cudmore Grove, East Mersea.
26 FP From East Road, east of Church Lane, leading southward and then generally westwards along the field edge of OS field 2036 to Church Lane. Width of path is 2mt.
28 FP From Bromans Lane and its junction with footpath 25 eastwards to join footpath 21, East Mersea