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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Ongar 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 the Epping-Ongar road (A122) in a south-easterly direction to Bowes Park Estate.
2 FP From its junction with footpath 3 in a northerly, easterly then northerly direction and continues as footpath 1 in High Ongar. Width of path alongside new route of A414 then south for about 250 metres is 1.25 metres.
3 FP From the road south of the cemetery in an easterly direction to the parish boundary with High Ongar, where it continues as footpath 5.
4 FP From its junction with footpaths 5, 7 & 18 in a north-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 3.
5 FP From its junction with footpaths 4, 7 and 18 in a north-westerly direction, west along the southern side of the playing field boundary with a width of 0.9m then northerly to its junction with footpath 3 at the cemetery.
7 FP From its junction with footpaths 4, 5 and 18 in a south-westerly direction to Castle Street by the White House.
8 FP From the road south of White House in a north-westerly direction to High Street.
10 FP From its junction with footpath 19 to the eastern end of Bushey Leas.
11 FP From its junction with footpath 10 in a south-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 19.
12 FP From the western end of Bansons Lane at footpath 20 in a north-westerly direction to its junction with footpath 25.
14 FP From south of Ongar Bridge in a north-westerly direction to Rodney Road.
16 FP From its junction with footpath 3 on the eastern side of the field boundary in a northerly direction to its junction with footpath 2 with a width of 1.5m
17 FP From its junction with footpath 20 and footpath 12 in a south-westerly direction to join footpath 44 north of Millbank Avenue.
18 FP From its junction with footpath 3 in a southerly direction then west along the southern side of the playing field boundary with a width of 0.9m, then southerly to its junction with footpaths 4, 5 and 7.
19 FP From Castle Street leading generally southwards to join FP43.
20 FP Bansons Lane from the High Street west to join footpaths 12 and 17.
21 FP From the Shelley housing estate in a general southerly direction to the Chelmsford - Epping main road and parish boundary.
22 FP From the road north-west of Post Office in a northerly direction to footpath 31 then north-easterly to meet BR24. The width of the northern section (from west of the Old Rectory) to BR24 is stated as 1m.
23 FP From its junction with footpath 22 in an easterly and north-easterly direction to Church Lane.
24 BR From Moreton Road north of Bridge House, north-eastwards to its junction with BR26 and FP30 then, with a width of 2m, eastwards across Cripsey Brook via ford and north-eastwards, crossing FP31, past FP30 and along northern field boundary north of the old Recory. Continuing with undefined width along northern and eastern sides of field boundary, then eastwards along track to Church Lane.
25 FP From its junction with BR24 in a northerly direction to Moreton Parish where it continues as footpath 28.
26 BR From its junction with BR24 and FP30, with a width of 2m, in a generally northerly direction adjacent to eastern side of barrows. Crossing Cripsey Brook and turning northwards. Then north-eastwards with undefined width to Bundish Hall at the parish boundary where it continues as BR23 in Moreton Parish.
27 FP From its junction with footpath 32 by "Ashlings", easterly to join BR26 near Bundish Hall.
28 FP From its junction with footpath 27 in a north-easterly direction to the parish boundary with Moreton (north of Bundish Hall). Continues as FP30.
29 FP From The Lodge in a northerly direction to its junction with footpath 23.
30 FP From its junction with BRs 24 and 26 in a north-easterly direction with a width of 1m. Then, with undefined width, continuing past FP31 and across Cripsey Brook via footbridge, to junction with BR24.
31 FP From the road south of Gothic Cottages in a south-easterly and southerly direction with undefined width. Then, with a width of 1m, in a southerly direction crossing BR26 to meet FP30 at footbridge. Then south-eastwards from eastern side of footbridge, crossing BR24 to meet FP22.
32 FP From the road north of Gothic Cottages in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Bobbingworth, where it continues as footpath 15.
33 FP Continuation of footpath 1 from High Ongar in a northerly direction along the parish boundary to Fyfield where it continues as footpath 40.
34 FP From footpath 19, south-easterly past footpath 36 to parish boundary. Continuing as footpath 49 High Ongar.
35 FP From the road east of Newhouse Farm, north-easterly to join footpath 34 at parish boundary.
36 FP From the road west of Hallsford Bridge, north-westerly crossing footpath 36 to join footpath 34.
37 FP From the road west of Hallsford Bridge, south-westerly to the road north of Langford Bridge.
38 FP From the road south of Mardenash House, southerly to the parish boundary. Continues as footpath 52 in Stanford Rivers.
39 FP From western end of St. James Avenue in a north-westerly direction to new estate.
40 FP From new estate southerly and north-westerly to join footpaths 41 and 42.
41 FP From its junction with Footpaths 40 and 42 south-westerly to continue in Stanford Rivers as Footpath 22.
42 FP From the road south of Marden Ash Rectory southerly to footpath 40 and 41 thence south-westerly to continue to Stanford Rivers as footpath 8.
43 FP From Long Fields leading northwards to join FP19.
44 FP From footpath 12 south-west of Ongar railway station in a southerly direction to its junction with Millbank Avenue.
45 FP From the road south of St. Andrew's Church, Greensted, easterly, crossing footpath 44 to join footpaths 12, 17 and 20.
46 FP Commences from the road north-east of Lodge Farm then runs in an easterly direction to its junction with Millbank Avenue north-east of The Rectory.
47 FP From footpath 45 south-west to the road.
48 FP From the road south of Marden Ash Rectory, westerly past Lodge Farm and south-westerly with a width of 1.5 metres on the southern side of the field boundary to the parish boundary where it continues as Footpath 7 Stanford Rivers
49 FP From footpath 50 leading south-westwards, with a minimum width of 2 metres, inside the northern boundary of OS Fields 8300 and 6700. Then changing to unspecified width and continuing south-westwards and along the southern boundary of Greensted Wood to the road south-east of Greensted Green.
50 FP From a point west of Greensted Hall in a northerly direction to the parish boundary with Bobbingworth where it continues as footpath 23.
51 FP From the road south-west of Greensted Wood in a northerly direction to the parish boundary with Bobbingworth where it continues as footpath 24.
52 FP From its junction with footpath 51 in a north-westerly direction to New House.
53 FP From the road south-west of Greensted Wood in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with Stanford Rivers as footpath 5.
54 FP Continuation from FP10 Stanford Rivers at the parish boundary leading north-westwards for approximately 304 metres across the field and along the grass track. This section has a width of 2 metres. Then, with unspecified width, continuing northwards to Toot Hill Road.
55 FP From the road at Wealds Farm north-easterly to the road south-west of Hardings.
56 FP From the road east of Little Thorbens in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Stanford Rivers where it continues as footpath 3. Minimum width of footpath along the inside of the boundary of the property known as "Little Thorbens" from Toot Hill Road for a distance of 43 metres is 2 metres.
57 FP From Castle Street, Chipping Ongar, north-west to its junction with footpath 8.
58 FP From Long Fields leading southwards to Brentwood Road.
59 FP From Coopers Hill leading eastwards to Cloverley Road.
60 FP A short path leading eastwards from FP2 to the River Roding, southwards under the A414 bridge, then westwards to rejoin FP2.
61 FP From Cripsey Avenue in a west-north-westerly direction for a distance of fifty metres before turning generally north-eastwards for a distance of 280 metres to Moreton Road by Shelley Bridge. A 60 metre length passes over into Bobbingworth Parish where it is numbered 32. The width of the way is four metres.
62 FP From Footpath 61 in a generally south-westerly direction for a distance of 130 metres to the Parish Boundary. The width of the way is 1.2 metres.
63 FP From the road opposite Repentance Cottage, Drapers Corner, with a width of 1.5 metres running in a south easterly direction within the field to the north of the pond and once past the pond continues in an easterly direction with an unspecified width along the parish boundary until it passes another pond and then crosses over the parish boundary to continue as Footpath 7 Stanford Rivers.