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Rights of Way in Swardeston Parish (South Norfolk, Norfolk)

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 Swardeston, in the district of South Norfolk, in the county of Norfolk. Data from the Surveying Authority (Norfolk County Council) is compared with the data in OpenStreetMap. (more information)

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Rights of Way

Public Footpath
Public Bridleway
Restricted Byway
Byway Open to All Traffic

Other Highways

Adopted Footway
Public Cycleway
Unclassified Highway


Parish Boundary

Basemap Lines

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

1 FP 551 501 −9.1% 2 6y 1 MZ OT TG10SE
2 FP 913 949 +3.9% 3 2m   MZ OT TG10SE
3 FP 366 349 −4.6% 4 7y   MZ OT TG10SE
4 FP 725 742 +2.3% 4 2m   MZ OT TG10SE
5 FP 155 157 +1.3% 4 6y   MZ OT TG10SE
6 FP 565 574 +1.6% 4 23m   MZ OT TG20SW
7 FP 733 739 +0.8% 4 3y   MZ OT TG20SW
9 BR 1070 1084 +1.3% 4 3y   MZ OT TG20SW
10 FP 202 199 −1.5% 4 8y   MZ OT TG20SW
11 BR 470 471 +0.2% 4 6y   MZ OT TG20SW
12 BR 448 446 −0.4% 4 7y   MZ OT TG20SW
13 FP 108 102 −5.6% 4 4y   MZ OT TG20SW
14 RB 427 428 +0.2% 4 3y   MZ OT TG20SW
15 FP 87 92 +5.7% 4 9y   MZ OT TG10SE
16 FP 107 112 +4.7% 4 7y   MZ OT TG20SW
17 FP 286 276 −3.5% 4 2m   MZ OT TG10SE Final two branches appear to coincide with FP 4, but that's how the GIS data has it.
Totals   7213 7221 100.1%              

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 'Swardeston 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 Mapping Status values in the table are: −1 Route should not exist; 0 Unverified; 1 Un-mapped; 2 Partially mapped; 3 Complete, but with significant deviation from definitive line; 4 Complete; 5 Complete, with adjacent field boundaries and stiles, gates etc. These values are manually maintained, so my not be up to date.

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 2022‑12‑13, licensed under the Open Government Licence (v3) (full copyright details). Rights of Way with mapping status 4 and 5 are shown with thin lines, others are show 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 norfolk_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 JRC
366377481 No highway tag Swardeston␣FP␣1 public_footpath 58 m Definitive line from norfolk_county_council_prow_gis_data check on ground and add suitble highway tag J+
397610996 No highway tag Swardeston␣FP␣3 public_footpath 16 m Definitive line, but may not be usable on the ground check on ground J+

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 JRC
366377481 FP 1   Definitive line from norfolk_county_council_prow_gis_data check on ground and add suitble highway tag J+

Parish ID: 509. OSM data last refreshed: 2023-09-10 07:40:30 Z.