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

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No. Type Description
3 FP From the road north of Spitland in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Radwinter where it continues as footpath 7.
4 FP From the road north-east of Spitland in a north-westerly and northerly direction to the parish and county boundary of Cambridgeshire.
5 FP Path Extinguished
8 BWY From the road north-west of Howland's Cottages in a north-easterly direction along the parish boundary to the road east of Boblow.
11 FP From its junction with Byway 8 in a southerly and easterly direction to Bridleway 77.
14 FP From south of Howland's Cottages in a north-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 18.
18 FP From its junction with footpath 11 in a general southerly direction to High Street opposite "The Limes".
19 FP From The Limes leading south-eastwards to its junction with FP’s 51, 27 & 72 west of Hophouse Farm. The southernmost section, approximately 173 metres long, has a width of 2 metres. The remainder is of unspecified width.
20 FP Path extinguished
21 FP From High Street in a northerly direction to its junction with BYW8 at the parish boundary.
22 FP From its junction with footpath 21 in a south-easterly direction to the High Street.
23 FP From Bulls Bridge Farm in a south-westerly direction to the road south of Little Bulls Farm.
24 FP From Hempstead Hall in a westerly and north-westerly direction to High Street.
25 FP From the road south of Hempstead Hall in an easterly and a north-easterly direction to its junction with the parish boundary of Steeple Bumpstead where it continues as footpath 31.
26 BR From High Street leading south-eastwards with unspecified width. Then, with a width of not less than 3 metres, north-eastwards, south-eastwards and south-westwards through Ruses Farm. Then, reverting to unspecified width, south-eastwards and eastwards along the edge of Hempstead Wood to the road north of Lakehorse Farm.
27 FP From its junction with footpath 51 leading south-eastwards, eastwards and south-eastwards to its junction with BYW52. Width is unspecified except for the last 270 metres which has a width of not less than 2 metres.
28 FP From its junction with footpath 19 in a south-westerly direction to Boyton's Farm.
29 FP From High Street leading north-north-westwards with unspecified width. Then, with a width of 1,5mt, north-westwards for approximately 18mt along and inside the southern boundary of the garden, and north-eastwards for approximately 35mt between the hedge and fence. Then reverting to unspecified width and continuing north-westwards, north-eastwards and north-westwards to the road near Spitland Barn.
30 FP From Boarded Barns in an easterly and southerly direction to its junction with footpath 29.
31 FP From the road at Pollards cross leading north-westwards and south-westwards, with unspecified width, for a total of approximately 360 metres. Then changing to a width of 2 metres and continuing westwards for approximately 165 metres to the corner of the field and then north-westwards, adjacent to the buildings and then along western edge of field, for approximately 295 metres. Path then reverts to unspecified width and continues northwards to High Street.
32 FP From its junction with footpath 31 in a north-westerly direction to its junction with footpath 33.
33 FP From Boytons Lane leading south-westwards with unspecified width. Then, with a width of 2 metres, continuing along the northern side of the field for approximately 170 metres. Then reverting to unspecified width and continuing south-westwards for a further 80 metres to meet FP’s 31 & 37.
35 FP From FP31 leading south-eastwards to Church Road
37 FP From FP31 leading westwards, north of church, to High Street.
38 FP From south of The Vicarage in a southerly direction to St. Andrew's Church.
40 FP From Church Road leading south-westwards to meet FP76 and then south-westwards to meet FP42. The cross-field section, approximately 160 metres long, leading to FP42 has a width of 2 metres. The remainder of the path is of unspecified width.
41 FP From FP40 on west side of Mill Mound leading generally south-eastwards along the northern side of the fields for approximately 145 metres to meet FP42. Then eastwards for approximately 110 metres across the next field to meet FP46. Then, in next field, continuing eastwards on north side of hedge for approximately 84 metres and northwards on west side of hedge for approximately 74 metres. To this point the path has a width of 2 metres. Finally, with unspecified width, northwards to Church Road opposite Church Farm.
42 FP From Church Road leading generally southwards to meet FP46 at the parish boundary. A section leading south-eastwards from the junction with FP40 for approximately 30 metres and south-westwards for approximately 100 metres along the edge of the field has a width of 2 metres. The remainder is of unspecified width.
46 FP From FP41 leading southwards to meet FP49, eastwards past FP47, southwards past FP50 to the parish boundary and westwards past FP42 to the B1055. A section east of the junction with FP47, leading eastwards for approximately 140 metres and southwards for approximately 115 metres along the northern and eastern sides of the field, has a width of 2 metres. A section at the south-west end leading south-westwards and north-westwards for approximately 130 metres following the track to the B1055 also has a width of 2 metres. The remainder of the path is of unspecified width.
47 FP From south of Church Farm in a southerly direction to its junction with footpath 46.
48 FP Path extinguished
49 FP From its junction with footpaths 41 and 42 in a south-easterly direction to its junction with footpath 46.
50 FP From its junction with footpath 46 in an easterly, southerly and easterly direction to Field's Farm.
51 BR From the road south-east of Boyton's Farm in a north-easterly direction to Hophouse Farm. The width of the way is three metres
52 BWY From BYW53 north-east to the parish boundary with Finchingfield as where it continues BYW39.
53 BWY From road north-east of Borham's Farm in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with Great Sampford where it continues as No. 2.
54 FP From west of Hill Farm in south-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Radwinter where it continues as footpath 36.
55 FP From Wincelow Hall in a north-westerly direction to the parish boundary with Radwinter where it continues as footpath 37.
57 FP From Wincelow Hall Road leading westwards to the parish boundary where it continues as FP35 in Radwinter.
58 BR From Wincelow Hall in a south-easterly direction to the Corn Mill.
59 FP From Hill Road leading north-westwards to meet BR58. The majority of the path leading across the field from the rear boundary of "TheThatch Cottage" has a width of 2 metres. The southernmost section is of unspecified width.
60 FP Path extinguished
61 FP From its junction with footpath 62 in an easterly direction to Moss's Farm.
62 FP From Hill Road (B1054) west of Hill Farm leading south-westwards for approximately 115 metres and south-eastwards for approximately 70 metres, inside the boundary of the farm. This part of the path has a width of 2 metres. Then, with unspecified width, south-westwards to the B1053 west of Anser Gallows Farm
63 FP From Smiths Green to the west of Smiths Green Farm Cottage, on the administrative boundary (which is here on the west side of the field boundary) for a distance of approximately 127 metres, where it crosses the field boundary (still following the admistrative boundary) and continues north (on the east side of the field boundary) to Balance Wood. It then follows the southern boundary of this feature to the Parish Boundary with Helions Bumpstead where it continues as Footpath 34. The width of the southerly 20 metres of the route is three metres and of the remainder 1.5 metres. The route is a moiety shared with the Parish of Steeple Bumpstead in the District of Braintree where it is recorded as Footpath 46.
65 FP Continuation of footpath 81 from Radwinter in an easterly direction to the parish boundary with Gt. Sampford where it continues a footpath 16.
66 FP From its junction with footpath 65 in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with Radwinter where it continues as footpath 93.
67 FP From its junction with footpath 65 in a southerly direction to the parish boundary with Gt Sampford where it continues as footpath 17.
68 FP Now part of Bridleway 77
69 BR From BYW8 north-east of Great Dawkins north-west to the County boundary east of Holbrook Wood. Continues as BR54 Castle Camps, Cambs.
70 FP From FP4 at the western tip of Holbrook Wood south-westerly along the Parish boundary to join FP3.
72 BR From BR51 at Hophouse Farm in a north-easterly direction to join BR26. The width of the way is 1.2 metres.
73 BWY From the junction of the roads leading to Saffron Walden and Great Sampford in a generally north-easterly direction to a point east of the Bull Ring, Hempstead.
74 FP From FP29 leading south-westwards for approximately 38 metres, westwards for approximately 70 metres and south-westwards for approximately 95 metres, along the eastern side of the field, to meet BR58. The path has a width of 2 metres.
75 FP From The High Street adjacent to Columbus Cottage leading south-eastwards along the track for approximately 70 metres to meet Byway 73. The path has a width of 2 metres
76 FP From the B1055 leading eastwards to meet FP40.
77 BR From its junction with Byway 8 in a generally south-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 520 metres to the B1054. The width of the way is three metres.
78 FP From Bridleway 77 crossing the bank to the west side of the field boundary in a southerly direction for a distance of 70 metres to the B1054