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Rights of Way in Essendon Parish (Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire)

This page shows a map and table of the Public Rights of Way (Public Footpaths, Bridleways, Restricted Byways, and Byways Open to All Traffic) in the parish/area of Essendon, in the district of Welwyn Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire. Data from the Surveying Authority (Hertfordshire County Council) is compared with the data in OpenStreetMap. (more information)

OSM Map | Definitive Statement | PRoW GIS Data (GeoJSON)

No. Type DS LGIS LOSM ΔL/L MS LE AE Z OT DM Notes
2 FP   439 399 −9.1% 6m   MZ OT
3 FP   524 531 +1.3% 6m   MZ OT
4 BR   699 705 +0.9% 7w   MZ OT
5 FP   1353 1414 +4.5% 6m   MZ OT
6 BR   2115 2137 +1.0% 6m   MZ OT
8 FP   1587 1589 +0.1% 6m   MZ OT
10 BR   1545 1542 −0.2% 6m   MZ OT
11 FP   1489 1522 +2.2% 4m   MZ OT
12 FP   231 236 +2.2% 6m   MZ OT
13 FP   1263 1304 +3.2% 6w   MZ OT
14 BY   1448 1444 −0.3% 6w 3 MZ OT
15 FP   840 843 +0.4% 6w   MZ OT
16 FP   1202 1227 +2.1% 6w   MZ OT
17 FP   367 368 +0.3% 6m   MZ OT
18 BR   1397 1413 +1.1% 6m   MZ OT
19 FP   993 1008 +1.5% 6w   MZ OT
20 FP   201 196 −2.5% 6m   MZ OT
22 FP   475 134 −71.8% 6m   MZ OT
23 BY   782 789 +0.9% 6m   MZ OT
24 FP   1270 1237 −2.6% 3m   MZ OT
25 BR   498 492 −1.2% 6m   MZ OT
Totals   20718 20530 99.1%              

Table Details: To be counted in the table above, OSM ways need to be tagged with an appropriate designation=* tag (one of public_footpath, public_bridleway, restricted_byway, byway_open_to_all_traffic) and the relevant prow_ref=* tag (in the form 'Essendon XX 12a', where XX is one of FP, BR, RB, BY; and 12 is the route number, and a is an optional suffix letter). The Definitive Statement data and OSM Mapping Statuses have not been imported yet for this parish. This needs to be done manually, and there is no public interface for it yet.

Map Details: On the map, the Yellow (FP), Blue (BR), Magenta (RB) and Red (BY) lines are Rights of Way from official Council data from 2020‑09‑07, licensed under the Open Government Licence (v3) (full copyright details). Routes whose length lines between −5m + 95% and 15m + 105% of the official length are shown with thin lines; the rest are shown with thick lines. The Green lines are different Highways from OSM: Dark Green for unclassified Highways, Blue-Green for Public Cycleways, and Yellow-Green for Adopted Footways. Click on any of these lines for more information. The black lines are approximate modern parish boundaries, constructed by simplifying the polygons in OS Boundary Line. The underlying mapping is OSM Carto (key). Click inside another parish for a link to switch to that parish.

Use of data in OSM: The Rights of Way GIS data shown on the map above is suitably licenced to be used in OpenStreetMap. If doing so, please use the source tag hertfordshire_county_council_prow_gis_data. But please do not map Rights of Way just from this data; it is important that OSM reflects what is on the ground as well. Official Rights of Way are not always usable on the ground, and the paths on the ground do not always follow the Definitive Line. The PRoW GIS data (and Definitive Statements, where available and suitably licenced) should be used primarily to add appropriate PRoW tags to ways that have already been mapped from other sources such as aerial imagery (where paths and tracks can clearly been seen) or ground surveys.

Errors and omissions in PRoW tags

OSM ways found in or near the parish with incomplete or contradictory designation=* or prow_ref=* tags. Further details.

Way ID Issue prow_ref designation LOSM OSM Note Tag OSM Fixme Tag
5028777 Missing prow_ref restricted_byway 34 m
93713313 Missing prow_ref public_bridleway 403 m
104490509 Missing prow_ref public_bridleway 41 m
762647117 Missing prow_ref public_bridleway 8 m

Errors and omissions in access tags

OSM ways with missing or inconsistent modal access tags are listed below. The classes of Public Rights of Way and Highways included on the map are checked, but Rights of Way with other tagging issues already listed above are excluded. Further details.

Way ID Number TRO? Notes Fixme
5028776 BY 14  
376849443 BY 14  
376849444 BY 14  

Parish ID: 1390. OSM data last refreshed: 2020-10-04 10:10:02 Z.