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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Matching Parish (Epping Forest, 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 From its junction with BR2 in a westerly and south-westerly direction to join road east of Moor Hall.
2 BR From the road west of Houshamhall Gate in a north-easterly direction, past footpath 1, Housham Hall, and footpath 8 to the Parish boundary with Sheering where it continues as BR22.
3 FP From BR59 near Newmans End leading north-eastwards and then south-eastwards with unspecified width. Then changing to a width of 2mt and leading northwards through The Gorse for approximately 70mt as far as the culvert. Then eastwards along and outside the northern boundary of The Gorse for approximately 250mt to meet FP13. Then continuing generally north-eastwards, crossing culvert into field 5975, then into field 6463 south of the pond. Then crossing into field 7661 and leading north-westwards and north-eastwards along and within the north-western boundary of that field for approximately 60mt. Path then reverts to unspecified width and continues north-eastwards to the road at the parish boundary.
4 FP From the road south of Newmans End in a westerly, northerly and north-westerly direction to Hornbeam Pollard at the parish boundary.
5 FP From its junction with footpath 4 in a southerly direction to the road west of Matching Tye.
7 FP From its junction with footpath 5 in a south-easterly direction to the road north of Matching Tye and footpath 13.
8 FP From its junction with BR2 in a southerly direction past footpath 10 to the road east of Matching Mill.
10 FP From its junction with footpath 8 in a south-easterly direction past footpath 11 and south along track to new estate cul-de-sac.
11 FP From its junction with footpath 10 in a southerly direction to the road east of footpath 30.
12 BR From the road west of Matching Mill in a south-westerly and westerly direction to Harlow Tye.
13 FP From its junction with FP3 leading generally southwards between The Gorse and Gorse Wood and then south-westwards to Matching Tye. Width is unspecified except for the northernmost 45mt and also a 60mt section, south of The Gorse, following the eastern boundary of OS field no.0001 (GR5255,1231 to 5251,1223), these sections having a width of 2mt.
14 FP From its junction with footpath 13 in a south-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 270 yards.
15 FP From Stone Hall in a south-westerly direction to its junction with footpath 16.
17 FP From FP13 leading south-eastwards for approximately 60mt, southwards for approximately 80mt and south-eastwards for approximately 60mt through St.Mary's Churchyard to meet BR60. Width to this point is 2mt. Then, with unspecified width, continuing south-eastwards to meet FP64. Then reverting to a width of 2mt and leading generally south-eastwards to the track from Brick House to Downhall Road. Then north-eastwards following this track, along and within its northern edge, to the road.
18 FP From FP17 leading southwards, with a width of 2mt, along and inside the western boundaries of fields 2859, 3054 and 3245. After approximately 220mt changing to unspecified width and continuing generally southwards to Matching Green.
19 FP From the road north of More Spring in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with High Laver where it continues as footpath 16.
20 FP From the eastern end of BR34 in a south-easterly direction to the parish boundary with High Laver where it continues as footpath 19.
21 BWY From the road approximately 350 yards north-west of Kingston's in a north-easterly direction past Gunnet's Green and Messings Mead to the public road at the parish boundary with Hatfield Heath.
23 BWY From Kingston's in an easterly direction to Peartree Green.
26 FP From Matching Green in an easterly direction to the parish boundary with Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding, continuing as FP75.
28 BR From the road east of Peartree Green in a southerly direction to perimeter track in White Roding.
29 FP From the road north-west of Housham Tye in a south-westerly direction to join FP39 east of Hobbs Cross.
30 FP From the road east of Matching Mill in a southerly direction to Housham Tye.
31 FP From the road west of Housham Tye in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with High Laver.
32 FP From Housham Tye in a south-easterly direction to the road at the boundary with High Laver.
34 BR From Carters Green following the gravel road to the north and east of Hoggs Farm and then in an easterly and southerly direction to the south-west corner of Matching Park. It then continues in an easterly direction along the southern edge of Matching Park, to the northerly junction of footpath 20.
35 FP From its junction with BR34 in a northerly and easterly direction to the road south-east of Matching Tye.
36 FP From BR34 leading south-eastwards to the parish boundary where it continues as FP17 in High Laver. The first 140mt of the path has a width of 2mt, the remainder being unspecified.
37 FP Continuation of footpath 19 from High Laver in a north-easterly direction again joining the parish of High Laver as footpath 30.
38 FP From its junction with BR34 in a south-easterly direction to the parish boundary with High Laver where it continues as footpath 18.
39 FP From Hobbs Cross road north-west of Hobbs Cross cottage in a north-easterly then in a south-easterly direction to junction of FP29 thence in a south-westerly direction to the road north-west of Roffey Hall.
41 FP From road south-west of Harlow Tye in a southerly direction to FP29.
42 FP From road west of Moor Hall in a northerly direction to parish boundary.
45 FP From the road opposite the Methodist Chapel in a south-westerly direction to the road at All Saints' Church.
53 FP From FP29 in a south-easterly direction to the parish boundary with High Laver where it continues as FP31.
59 BR From Newman's End in a south-easterly direction to the lane from Collins Cross to St. Mary's Church.
60 BR From FP17 in a south-westerly and north-westerly direction past FP13 then south-west past BR59 to County Road near Collins Cross.
61 BR From the road west of Roffey Hall in a south-westerly direction to the parish boundary with North Weald Bassett where it continues as Bridleway 82.
62 FP A short section of path leading north-westwards from Chalk Lane to the District Boundary at the M11 and continuing as FP180 in Harlow.
63 FP A short length of path from Hobbs Cross Road by Hobbs Cross Cottage in a north-easterly direction to Chalk Lane.
64 FP From FP17 leading south-westwards along and within the north-western boundary of the field. Then generally southwards following the track, along and within its eastern edge, to the road north of More Spring. Width is 2mt.