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

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No. Type Description
1 FP From Hall Road in a westerly direction passing The Lawns BYW 2 and Gusted Hall, then (with a minimum width of 4 ft 6 in) in a northerly, westerly, northerly then westerly direction, along the southern edge of Hockley Woods, to the parish boundary where it continues as FP65 Rayleigh.
2 BWY From the County Road near Gusted Hall, through The Scrubs in a southerly direction to Flemings
3 FP From FP1 south of The Lawn, leading southwards to meet FP's 4 & 46 at the footbridge over the stream.
4 FP From FP's 3 & 46 at the footbridge over the stream, leading south-eastwards, eastwards and north-eastwards to the B1013 Cherry Orchard Way.
5 FP From the B1013, Cherry Orchard Way, leading north-eastwards to Hall Road approximately 400 yards east of the Rectory.
8 FP From Hall Road in a southerly and south westerly direction to its junction with footpath 16 west of St Andrew's Church.
10 BR From the public road north-west of All Saint's Church, leading north-westwards to the B1013 Cherry Orchard Way. Then northwards on the eastern side of the road. Then through the underpass and continuing westwards to the district boundary.
11 BWY From Ashingdon Road under the railway in a north westerly direction along the parish boundary with Hawkwell to Parsonage Farm.
14 FP Continuation of the path at the Southend Borough boundary north-west of Green Lane leading north-westwards with a width of 2 metres for approximately 175 metres. Then, with unspecified width, south-westwards to re-cross the Borough boundary at Bosworth Road.
16 FP From FP8 leading south-westwards across the golf course to cross two footbridges and then generally southwards for approximately 224 metres to the airfield boundary. Then generally westwards, for approximately 160 metres, along the north side of the bounday to continue as FP40. The southern section of the path, from a point approximately 80 metres north-east of the northern footbridge to the junction with FP40, has a width of 2 metres. The remainder of the path is of unspecified width.
17 FP From its junction with Footpath 16 leading southwards along the golf course to cross the stream at the large culvert. Then generally north-eastwards, on the south side of the stream and south of the bushes, for approximately 190 metres. Then generally south-eastwards, on the west side of the railway and west of the pond, for approximately 208 metres to the railway crossing where it turns to an easterly direction for approximately 20 metres to join with Rochford Hall Close. The south-east section of the path, from a point approximately 75 metres north-west of the stream to the railway, has a width of 2 metres. The railway crossing itself is 1.8 metres wide. The section of the path east of the railway to join with the adopted road has a width of 1.5 metres. The remainder of the path is of unspecified width.
18 FP From Southend Road in an easterly direction along the south bank of River Roach to BR38 after passing FP22.
19 FP From the junction of BR38 and FP39 east then in a southerly direction to Sutton Road east of Sutton Court Drive. Minimum width of path along Tinker's Lane is 6 feet.
22 FP A short connection from BR38 southwards to Millhead Way
23 FP From the eastern end of Rocheway in an easterly direction to the parish boundary with Stambridge where it continues as footpath 23.
24 FP From the northern end of Russell Grove in an easterly direction to the parish boundary with Stambridge where it continues as footpath 24.
25 FP From the eastern end of the Boulevard and FP45 in a north-easterly direction to its junction with FP41.
30 FP From Flemmings Lane in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Rayleigh where it continues as footpath 51.
32 FP From Gusted Hall Lane in a westerly direction with a width of 4m, then in a north-westerly direction, with a width of 3m, to the parish boundary where it continues as BR29 Hawkwell.
33 FP From B1013 east of The Lawns in a south-easterly direction to Cherry Orchard Lane.
35 FP From FP8 leading southwards to meet FP17 at the stream.
36 FP From Cherry Orchard Lane south-easterly to its junction with FP40 with unspecified width. Then south-westerly to the northern leg of Aviation Way. This section is 3 metres wide. Then westerly along the southern side of Aviation Way to meet the western leg and FP50 Rochford. This section is 2 metres wide. Then southerly along the route of the existing footpath then crossing Aviation Way to continue along the route of the existing footway until it meets BR10, Rochford. Up to where the existing footway crosses Aviation Way, the route will have a width of 2 metres, apart from where there are bollards present on the path then it shall be 1.5 metres, and where there are lampposts presents, 1.2 metres. From where the existing footway crosses Aviation Way, the route will have a 2.2 metres width, reducing to 2 metres when it meets BR10.
37 FP From footpath 35 south-westerly to join footpath 8
38 BR From the Southend Road east along Tinker's Lane then north along the unnamed Lane (east of and parallel to footpath 39) then east along the river bank, south of footpath 18. Shortly after passing footpath 22, it turns north to meet the parish boundary with Stambridge to continue as Bridleway 27. Width of BR along unnamed lane and river bank to a point where it merges with FP18 is 10 feet.
39 FP From footpath 18 south to BR38
40 FP From Footpath 16 leading north-westwards and south-westwards to meet footpath 36 north of Aviation Way. That section leading south-westwards from by the stream, for 67 metres, along the west side of the hedge is 2 metres wide. The remainder is of unspecified width.
41 FP From Doggetts Close leading northwards, with a width of 4.5 feet, outside the eastern boundary of Albert Jones Court. Then changing to unspecified width and continuing northwards along Doggetts Chase, past FP25, to Brays Lane
42 FP From Sutton Road leading south-eastwards to join footpath 53.
44 FP From FP1, south of Hockley woods, in a south-westerly direction (west of boundary hedge) to the parish boundary where it continues as FP50 Rayleigh. Minimum width of path is 4 ft 6 inches.
45 FP From The Drive in an easterly direction to the point where it enters the residential development, then in a northerly direction along the estate footpath to the west of the car parking area adjacent to Block 'B', then in an easterly, north-easterly, north-westerly and again north-easterly direction along the footway of the street known as St Clares Meadow to a point adjacent to the northern boundary of plot number 56. Continues in a south-easterly direction along the footpath south of Block 'E' and finally in a northerly direction along the eastern boundary of the development to join FP25. Minimum width of path from a point approximately 460mt east of The Drive to the residential development is 2 mt. Minimum width from the residential development to FP25 is 2mt.
46 FP From the district boundary leading north-eastwards, with unspecified width, for approximately 550 metres. Then passing through gap in hedgeline and continuing north-eastwards for approximately 73 metres, within land in the ownership of Rochford DC. Width of this section is 2 metres and centreline of path is 3 metres west of the ownership boundary of "Blatches". Then south-eastwards for approximately 28 metres crossing the land in the ownership of "Blatches" to meet FP's 3 & 4 at the footbridge. Width of this section is 2 metres, and the centreline of the path is a minimum distance of 3.5 metres south of the bank of the stream.
47 BR From the eastern side of the roundabout at Stroud Green, leading southwards along the eastern side of the B1013, Cherry Orchard Way, to Cherry Orchard Lane.
48 BR From Cherry Orchard Lane leading southwards along the western side of the B1013, Cherry Orchard Way, to join BR10 at the underpass.
49 BR From BR10, south of the bridleway underpass on the B1013, Cherry Orchard Way, leading northwards to Cherry Orchard Lane.
50 FP A short link from BR49, next to the bridleway underpass on the B1013, to Aviation Way.
51 BR From BYW 2 leading eastwards for approximately 5.5 metres across a ditch. Then southwards for approximately 5.5 metres. Then eastwards along north side of ditch for approximately 459 metres. Then southwards for 6 metres across culvert. Then eastwards along south side of ditch for approximately 290 metres. Then across culvert and generally south-westwards along east side of ditch for approximately 230 metres. Then south-eastwards for approximately 156 metres to meet FP46 at culvert. Then generally eastwards for approximately 162 metres on the north side of the ditch to meet the private road, Blatches Chase. Then continuing eastwards for approximately 25 metres, crossing Blatches Chase, to meet the northern end of BR54. Width of bridleway is 3 metres.
52 BR A short length of path linking BR48 to BR10.
53 FP From the road at Sutton Ford Bridge leading south-westwards, before crossing the river and continuing as FP1 in Sutton.
54 BR From BR51 where it crosses the private road, Blatches Chase, leading south-eastwards for approximately 213 metres to meet BR70 in Southend at the district boundary, 36 metres west of the northern end of FP69. Width of bridleway is 3 metres
55 BR From Byway 11 (Ironwell Lane) in a southerly direction to Hall Road north-east of Glebe Cottage.