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

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No. Type Description
1 BR From the end of the publicly maintained road, approximately 60 metres north-east of the junction of Buckenhoe Road and Sheds Lane, leading north-eastwards and northwards to meet Bridleway 53, then north-eastwards again to meet Byway 3 at Butlers Farm. The section leading north-eastwards from the junction with Bridleway 53 for approximately 326 has a width of 3 metres. The width of the remainder of the path is unspecified
2 FP From BR53 generally north-eastwards with unspecified width to the eastern boundary of OS field 9567. Then, with a width of at least 2 metres, crossing ditch and stream and leading north-eastwards across OS field 9400 to meet BR49.
3 BWY From Butlers in a northerly direction past BR49 footpaths 44, 30 & 31 to the Hadstock road south-west of Mitchells.
4 FP From its junction with BR49 at Little Walden leading south-eastwards, past FP44, to rejoin BR49.
7 FP From Chapelend leading north-westwards through Ravenstock Green to Park Farm. Width to this point is unspecified. Then, with a width of not less than 2mt, south-westwards along and inside the south-eastern boundary of OS field 8600 for approximately 45mt, and north-westwards along and inside the western boundary of that field for approximately 170mt to meet FP33. This final section runs between the ditch and fence. Where the path passes two mature trees, the western edge of the path shall taper in a straight line from points 5mt before and after the trees so that there is a gap of not less than 2mt between the trees and the fence.
8 FP From Lt. Walden in a northerly direction past footpath 32 then to the parish boundary with Lt. Chesterford at the road leading to Home Farm.
10 FP Path is in two sections. From the publicly maintained road at Catons Lane leading generally northwards to meet Footpath 11 on Westley Lane. Then, from a point approximately 240 further west on Footpath 11, Footpath 10 continues northwards again to the town boundary where it continues as Footpath 5 in Little Chesterford. The width of the path is generally unspecified, except for a 144 metre section south of Footpath 11 on Westley Lane which has a width of 2 metres
11 FP From the B1052 Little Walden Road leading westwards along Westley Lane, crossing Footpath 10, towards Westley Cottages. Then turning off the lane and leading generally south-westwards, southwards and westwards on the south side of the perimeter boundary of the farm buildings. Then northwards to meet the access track on the west side of Westley Farm. Then westwards and south-westwards along the track and continuing south-westwards, passing south of Browns Plantation, to Springwell Road. The central section of the path, approximately 771 metres long, starting from the point where it turns off Westley Lane around to the north-east corner of Browns Plantation has a width of 2 metres. The width of the remainder of the path is unspecified
12 FP From its junction with footpath 10 in a general south-westerly direction around cricket ground to Windmill Hill.
13 FP From the road south of Audley End House in a southerly direction past footpath 14 to the road west of Conduit Plantation.
14 FP From footpath 13 in a southerly direction to Wenden Road.
15 FP From B1052 in a south-westerly and south-easterly direction to the road north-west of Claypits Plantation and continues through plantation to SE corner of plantation.
16 FP Now part of BR70
17 FP From St Johns Close leading northwards between the avenue of trees to meet The Avenue. The path has a width of 2 metres
18 BWY From the road by the Industrial Park leading north-eastwards and eastwards to continue as Sewards End BYW 18.
19 BR From Thaxted Road north of Stanleys Farm in a south-easterly direction past footpath 37 to its junction with BYW18.
20 BR Now Sewards End BR20. Mod 290 2004
21 FP Now Sewards End FP21. Mod 290 2004
22 FP Now Sewards End FP22. Mod 290 2004
23 FP Now Sewards End FP23. Mod 290 2004
26 FP From the westerly end of Abbey Lane and footpath 27 at Walden Lodge in a south-westerly direction to Icehouse Lodge.
27 FP From its junction with footpath 26 at Walden Lodge in a north-westerly direction through Audley Park to Duck Bridge at the Borough boundary with Littlebury where it continues as footpath 27.
28 FP From Buckenhoe Road in an easterly and southerly direction to Whiteshot Way. (Housing estate)
30 FP From the road near Chapelend in a south-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 220 metres to a footbridge then veering east-south-easterly for a further 250 metres before joining Byway 3 at a point approximately 100 metres north of Sadlers Farm.
31 FP Path re-numbered as part of FP31
32 FP From its junction with footpath 7 at Ravenstock Green in a south-westerly direction to its junction with footpath 8.
33 FP From FP`s 7 and 46 leading generally westwards and southwards to FP34. Then generally westwards to the boundary with Little Chesterford and the road leading to Chesterford Park.
34 FP From its junction with footpath 33 in a southerly direction along Burntwood End to its junction with footpath 8.
35 FP From the carriageway in Wenden Road leading south-eastwards for 7,5mt to the north-west side of the fence. Then south-westwards, alongside the fence, for approximately 100mt. Then south-eastwards, between fences, for approximately 170mt. Width to this point is 2mt. Then, with unspecified width, continuing south-eastwards and north-eastwards. Then, with a width of not less than 1mt, continuing north-eastwards for approximately 35mt and south-eastwards for approximately 42mt, following the passage that runs behind the gardens and then between the houses, to meet Beeches Close.
36 FP From its junction with BYW18 in a south-easterly direction to the Borough boundary with Wimbish where it continues as footpath 8.
37 FP From Thaxted Road in an easterly direction to its junction with BR19.
38 FP Now Sewards End FP38. Mod 290 2004
39 FP Now Sewards End FP39. Mod 290 2004
41 BR Now Sewards End BR41. Mod 290 2004
42 FP From BYW3 in a north-easterly direction to the Borough boundary with Ashdon where it continues as footpath 32.
43 BR Now Sewards End BR43. Mod 290 2004
44 FP From footpath 4 in a north-easterly direction south of Almshouse Wood, to meet BYW3.
45 BWY Now Sewards End BYW 45. Mod 290 2004
46 FP From the junction of FP`s7 and 33 leading north-eastwards, with unspecified width, for approx 20mt. Then, with a width of not less then 2mt, north-westwards for approximately 20mt, across the culvert. Then reverting to unspecified width and continuing north-eastwards to the airfield and the town boundary.
47 BWY From BYW3 south-west of Mitchells in a north-easterly direction to Borough boundary when it continues as FP3 (Ashdon).
49 BR From the B1052 at Little Walden, opposite The Hall Farm, leading westwards with a width of at least 3 metres, along the drive adjacent to the pond to meet FP4. Then southwards on the eastern side of the ditch and stream to cross a bridleway bridge. Then changing to unspecified width and leading south-eastwards and then eastwards past FP2 and FP4 to join BYW 3.
51 FP Now part of BR69
52 FP From Roos Hill opposite Claypits in a north-easterly direction to join FP66.
53 BR From a point approximately 200 metres north of the junction of Byrds Farm Lane and Goddard Way leading north-eastwards along Byrds Farm Lane to meet Footpath 2. Then east-north-eastwards to meet Bridleway 1 south of Byrds Farm. The first section along Byrds Farm Lane as far as Footpath 2 has a width of 4.5 metres. The easternmost 270 metres before its junction with Bridleway 1 has a width of 3 metres. The width of the remainder of the path is unspecified
54 FP From Widdington Place east to High Street.
55 FP From Almshouse Lane south to Abbey Lane.
56 FP From Abbey Lane south along Battle Ditches to west of hospital grounds (UDC) to emerge on London Road fork.
57 FP From FP56 east along Repell Ditches to Gibson Gardens.
58 FP From Gibson Gardens in a southerly direction to London road.
59 FP From north-west corner to south-east corner of Common at Chaters Hill.
60 FP From Common Hill to north-east corner of Common.
61 FP From north-east corner of Common south-west to East Street. The width across the bridge is 1.57m, widening to 3.5m at the southern approach to the bridge and narrowing to 2.85m between Nos. 15 & 17 East Street
62 FP From Common Hill along south side of Common east to Chaters Hill.
63 FP From Victoria Gardens leading eastwards, southwards and then eastwards, across footbridge by the thatched cottage, to Thaxted Road. One section, 35 metres long following the access drive around the property "Robblyns", is 3 metres wide, the remainder being unspecified.
64 BR Continuation of BR28 in Hadstock in a southerly and westerly direction to rejoin BR28 in Hadstock.
65 BR A short length of Bridleway from the road north-west of Walden Castle in a north-easterly direction for a distance of 100 metres.
66 FP From FP96 Wimbish in a generally north-westerly direction to the estate path off Clay Pit Piece.
67 FP From the southern side of St.John's Close in a south-easterly direction to Hill Top Lane.
68 FP A short length of path from Ross Close in an easterly direction to the estate path off Clay Pit Piece.
69 BR From Wenden Road, opposite FP14, in a south-easterly direction to Newport Road with a width of 3m.
70 BR From the eastern side of Newport Road, north of Fulfen Slade, south-westerly along field boundary, turning to follow eastern bank of Fulfen Slade, past FP72, then generally easterly to meet Debden Road at Roos Hill. The width is 3m.
71 FP From BR69 crossing Fulfen Slade and running southwards along western bank to Newport Road.
72 FP From Newport Road, running south-eastwards on western side of Fulfen Slade, crossing footbridge to meet BR70 at Thieves Corner.
73 FP From BR70, running southwards to Parish Boundary where it continues as FP4 Debden.
74 FP From the B1052 Little Walden Road leading eastwards along a track to meet Footpath 2. The path has a width of 2 metres