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Rights of Way in Wymondham 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 Wymondham, 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

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

1 FP 1066 1057 −0.8% 4 2y   MZ OT TG00NE
2 FP 1146 1148 +0.2% 4 8y   MZ OT TG00SE N Both ends stop at parish boundary with no continuation in Kimberley or Wicklewood. (The route is connected via FP3 and FP4 though.)
3 FP 563 559 −0.7% 4 8y   MZ OT TG00SE
4 FP 531 522 −1.7% 4 5m   MZ OT TG00SE D In the statement, the reference to joining " Footpath No. 4" should actually be " Footpath No. 2".
5 FP 1525 1521 −0.3% 4 5m   MZ OT TG00SE D In the statement, the grid reference "TG 0950388" is missing a digit. It should probably be TG09520388.
6 FP 369 382 +3.5% 4 3y   MZ OT TG10SW
7 FP 239 258 +7.9% 2 2y   MZ OT TG10SW D The Definitive Statement refers to two branches, but only one is present in the GIS data, and only this route is obvious on the ground. The Definitive Map clearly shows two branches, both of which pass through what are now private gardens, and neither of which match the route in the GIS data. Presumably, the necessary modification orders were either not made or not implemented correctly.
8 FP 155 160 +3.2% 4 6y   MZ OT TG10SW
9 FP 106 114 +7.5% 4 7y   MZ OT TG10SW
10 FP 70 83 +18.6% 4 8y   MZ OT TG10SW
11 FP 282 298 +5.7% 4 4y   MZ OT TG10SW
12 FP 102 108 +5.9% 4 5m   MZ OT TG10SW
13 FP 501 507 +1.2% 4 7y   MZ OT TG10SW D Reference to A11 in Statement should now be B1172.
14 FP 253 261 +3.2% 4 10y   MZ OT TG00SE D Reference to A11 in Statement should now be B1172.
15 FP 543 550 +1.3% 4 3y   MZ OT TM09NE Unclear if mapped route is actually the correct definitive line. Should the path be on the north of the ditch?
16 FP 489 507 +3.7% 4 8y   MZ OT TM09NE N NW end stops at A11 boundary. A continuation (presumably to join with Besthorpe FP 11) is signed as a Public Footpath SW along the A11 boundary. There's also a sign back the other way from Besthorpe FP 11.
17 FP 395 401 +1.5% 4 3y   MZ OT TM09NE D Definitive Map and GIS data show the path crossing the field boundary and running on its northern side prior to joining the road at TM10169900. The Statement says that the path runs on the southern side of the boundary.
18 FP 558 594 +6.5% 3 2y   MZ OT TM19NW
19 FP 893 903 +1.1% 4 5y   MZ OT TM19NW
20 FP 475 485 +2.1% 4 3y   MZ OT TM19NW
21 FP 1173 1184 +0.9% 4 5y   MZ OT TG10SW
22 FP 694 622 −10.4% 2 14m   MZ OT TG10SW
23 BR 314 312 −0.6% 4 8y   MZ OT TG10SW
24 BR 242 246 +1.7% 4 8y   MZ OT TG10SW
25 BR 309 330 +6.8% 4 18m   MZ OT TG10SW
26 FP 1501 1493 −0.5% 4 18m   MZ OT TG10SW D Reference to A11 in Statement should now be B1172.
27 BR 911 921 +1.1% 4 4y   MZ OT TG10SW N North end stops at parish boundary with no continuation in Wramplingham.
28 FP 118 114 −3.4% 4 22m   MZ OT TG10SW
29 BR 947 946 −0.1% 4 8y   MZ OT TM19NW
30 FP 51 59 +15.7% 4 2y   MZ OT TG10SW
31 FP 445 436 −2.0% 4 7y   MZ OT TG00SE N West end at railway does not connect to another right of way, though there is a permissive path along the line.
32 FP 965 978 +1.3% 4 3y   MZ OT TM09NE D O The near the north end of the route is obstructed by a hedge, but you can easily carry on along the track to get to the road instead. Definitive Statement doesn't mention kink at N end that is in GIS data.
33 FP 727 729 +0.3% 4 3y   MZ OT TM19NW
34 FP 701 729 +4.0% 3 3y   MZ OT TM19NW
35 FP 578 550 −4.8% 4 8y   MZ OT TG10SW
36 FP 192 211 +9.9% 4 6y   MZ OT TG10SW
37 BR 217 213 −1.8% 4 6y   MZ OT TG10SW
38 FP 925 963 +4.1% 4 2y   MZ OT TG10SW
39 FP 21 18 −14.3% 4 8y   MZ OT TG10SW
Totals   21292 21472 100.8%              

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 'Wymondham 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 2023‑09‑25, 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
404874991 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 286 m NCC fingerpost / roundel indicates this as a Public Footpath, but not in Definitive Statement, and also a "Permissive Path Only" sign on fence at W end. check designation 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.

No issues found in this parish.

Parish ID: 529. OSM data last refreshed: 2024-04-08 17:33:03 Z.