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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Assington Parish (Babergh, Suffolk)

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No. Type Description
1 RB Dorking Tye-Stantons Barn Road — Bures St. Mary Parish Boundary
From approx. 200 yds. N.W. of Dorking Tye, in a W. direct. to Bures St Mary Parish Bdy. Known locally as Long Lane.
2 FP Avely Hall Road — Boxford Parish Bdy.
From S. of Round Lay, in an E. direction to Boxford Parish Boundary.
3 BR Avely Hall Road — Boxford Parish Bdy.
From N. end of County road, in a N. direct. for approx. 100 yds. then E. to Boxford Parish Bdy.
4 FP Rose Green-Gazeley Gate Road — Bures St. Mary Parish Boundary.
From approx. 260 yds. N. of Moor's Farm, in a S.W. direction to the parish boundary then S. along E. side of boundary, to approx. 200 yds. S. of Tiger Hill Wood.
5 FP Rose Green-Gazeley Gate Road — Rose Green - Dorking Tye Road
From approx. 30 yds. N. of Moot's Farm, in a N.W. direction to Rose Green-Dorking Tye Road, at a point approx. 230 yds. N.E. of Chesnut Grove.
6 RB Rose Green-Gazeley Gate Road — Leavenheath Parish Bdy.
From approx. 260 yds. N. of Moor's Farm in an E. direction to Leavenheath Parish Boundary at Assington Mill.
7 RB Rose Green-Bush Hill Grove Road — Path No.6
From opposite its junction with Assington Street, in a S. direction to approx. 175 yards N.W. of Assington Mill.
8 FP Commencing at a point on the eastern side of The Street at the access to the Village Hall and running in a generally east south easterly direction along the northern side of a paved entrance to the Village Hall for a distance of approximately 18 metres and continuing in a generally southerly to south south easterly direction across the playing field (for the most part being approximately 3 metres from the western edge of the proposed football pitch) for a distance of approximately 116 metres and further continuing in a generally easterly direction across the playing field for a distance of approximately 65 metres to a point adjacent to the western boundary of the property known as 'Perdorn', Barracks Road and further continuing in a generally south easterly direction for a distance of approximately 18 metres adjacent to the western boundary of the property known as 'Pedorn' to point adjacent to the south western corner of that property on the northern side of Barracks Road.
Width: 1.5 metres
9 FP Assington Park - Godfreys Farm Road — Hagmore Green Road
From approx. 100 yards N.W. of the entrance to Assington House, in a N. direction to just W. of Boxford Parish boundary.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed.
10 FP Newton-In statement Not on Map - now in NorfolkAssington Road — Avely Hall Road
From approx. 100 yards S.E. of the Lodge, in a N.E. direction to Clay Birches then in an E. direction to approx. 160 yards S. of Avely Hall.
11 RB St.Edmunds Church — Newton-Assington Road
From the church gate S.E. of the church, in a S.E. direction to approx. 230 yards S.W. of the road junction.
12 FP Rose Green-Shammock Farm Road — Newton-Assington Road
From opposite the junction with the Honey Tye road, in a N. direction to a stile at the N. boundary of Bush Hill Grove and continuing to the E. of Oatetch Grove to a stile approx. 230 yards S.W. of road junction.
13 FP Sudbury-Nayland Road — Path No.14
From a gate at the junction with the road to Assington in a W.N.W. direction to approx. 30 yards N. of the church gate.
15 FP From the gate opposite Hill Farm, in a N direction to OS grid reference TL93403878; and from OS grid reference TL93363886; changing to a generally north easterly direction and continuing along a natural surface track for 16 metres to OS grid reference TL93373887, and then continuing in a generally north easterly direction to a junction with the A134 at OS grid reference TL93433935.
Width: Varying between a minimum of 2 metres and a maximum of 3 metres as shown by the boundaries on the 1926 edition Ordance Survey map (Sheet 80/6)
16 BR Assington Street — Newton Parish Boundary
From approx. 320 yards S. of Shoulder of Mutton Inn, in an E. direction through Assington Thicks then E.N.E. to Severalls Farm, then as a B.R. in a N. direction along the parish boundary to 200 yards N. of Notts Farm and two short sections N. connecting the B.R. in Newton to East Farm.
16X FP Assington Street — Newton Parish Boundary
From approx. 320 yards S. of Shoulder of Mutton Inn, in an E. direction through Assington Thicks then E.N.E. to Severalls Farm, then as a B.R. in a N. direction along the parish boundary to 200 yards N. of Notts Farm and two short sections N. connecting the B.R. in Newton to East Farm.
17 FP Path No.18 — Path No.16
From the W. boundary of Assington Thicks, in a N. and N.E. direction along boundary.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed
18 FP Assington Thicks — Dorking Tye - Lt. Cornard Road
From the south-west extremity of Assington Thicks, passing S. of Birch Avery to approx. 330 yards N. of Stanton's Barn.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed
19 FP East Farm Road — Path No.15
From opposite Park Farm, in a S.E. direction to OS grid reference TL93363886 at the junction with Assington FP15.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed.
20 FP Assington Street — Sudbury-Nayland Road
From approx. 120 yards S. of the Shoulder of Mutton Inn, in an E. direction crossing Path No.12 to N. boundary of Clay Pit Grove.
21 FP Moor's Farm-Gazeley Gate Road — Leavenheath Parish Bdy.
From the N.W. boundary of Wrights Plantation in an E. direction to Leavenheath Parish Bdy.
22 FP Round House
From a point close to the dwellinghouse known as 'Round House' in a south easterly direction for a distance of 220 yards or thereabouts being part of the former A134 road.
23 FP Commencing at OS Grid Reference 9402 3687 and proceeding in a westerly direction along the southern boundary of the Orchard in OS parcel No 9195 (sheet TL 9236 - 9336) for a distance of approximately 115 metres to the Leavenheath parish boundary at Grid Reference 9390 3688; and continuing as FP17 Leavenheath
Width: Maximum width of 2 metres.
24 FP Commencing at the junction with FP 4 Assington, at grid reference TL 9265035384, and proceeding in a northeasterly direction along the north bank of the stream and the southern edge of field parcel 6750 for 27 metres to the parish boundary and the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at grid reference TL 92673540.
Recommencing at the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at the parish boundary, at grid reference TL 92753546, and proceeding in an east northeasterly direction on the northern bank of the stream and the southern edge of OS field parcel 6750 for 4 metres and then OS field parcel 8663 for 28 metres to the parish boundary and the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at grid reference TL 92773547.
Recommencing at the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at the parish boundary, at grid reference TL 92803550 and proceeding in an east northeasterly direction on the northern bank of the stream and the southern edge of OS field parcel 8663 for 18 metres to the parish boundary and the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at grid reference TL 92823550.
Recommencing at the junction with FP 11 Bures St Mary at the parish boundary, at grid reference TL 92853552, and proceeding in an east northeasterly direction to the north of the stream and to the south of a row of trees along the southern edge of OS field parcel 8663 for 5 metres to a stile in the fence at grid reference TL 92853552, continuing in a northeasterly then east northeasterly direction to the north of the stream and along the southern edge of OS field parcel 8663 for 171 metres to grid reference 93003559, then changing to a northeasterly direction across OS field parcel 0068 for 31 metres to the western side of the U8607 at grid reference TL 93033561.
Width throughout : 1.5 metres
Limitations: The path is to remain clear of the edge of the stream. Because of the position of the Assington/Bures St Mary Parish boundary, this path description should be read in conjunction with the path description for Public Footpath No. 11 Bures St Mary.
26 FP Commencing at O.S. grid reference TL93403878 at the junction with Assington FP15 and progressing in a north-westerly direction along a track with the garden wall of Assington Hall on the eastern side and The Coach House on the western side for 87 metres to O.S. grid reference TL93363885; changing to a north-easterly direction and continuing for 9 metres to rejoin Assington FP15 at the junction at O.S. grid reference TL93363886.
Width: 2.6 metres
Limitations: Possible private vehicular access.
27 FP Commencing at OS grid reference TL92353902 at the junction with Bridleway 16 Assington and proceeding in a northerly direction adjacent to the parish boundary for 223 metres to the U8629 road (Dyers Lane) at OS grid reference TL92413924.
Width: 2 metres between OS grid reference TL92353902 and TL92393917; 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TL92393917 and TL92413924.
28 FP Commencing at the junction with Assington bridleway 6 at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR) 5933923694 and progressing south along a track hedged on its western side down a gradient for a distance of 235 metres to a culvert crossing a watercourse at OSGR 5933723671 changing to a south-south-westerly direction crossing the culvert and continuing on the track over undulating ground for a distance of 553 metres to join Assington FP21 in Wemsey's Lane at OSGR 5932023618.
Width: 2 metres
29 FP Commencing at the junction with Assington FP28 at OSGR 5932723640 and progressing east over a naturally surfaced path for a distance of 3 metres on the northern side of deer-proof fencing to a gate in the fencing at OSGR 5932723639. Changing to a south-south-easterly direction and passing through the gate into the newly planted Cowlin's Wood and continuing along an avenue of trees on a naturally surfaced path up an incline for a distance of 57 metres to OSGR 5932923634. Changing to a south-easterly direction passing on the eastern side of a newly planted coppice and Harry's Oak Tree in a clearing within the wood and continuing down an incline for a distance of 103 metres to OSGR 5933623627.Changing to a south-south-easterly direction along an avenue of trees for a distance of 119 metres to OSGR 5934123616. Changing to a south-easterly direction for a distance of 18 metres to a gate in the deer-proof fencing in the south- eastern corner of Cowlin's Wood at OSGR 5934223615. Passing through the gate and continuing between trees for a distance of 17 metres to the northern end of a footbridge at OSGR 5934423614. Changing to a southerly direction for 10 metres crossing the bridge to join Assington FP21 in Wemsey's Lane at OSGR 5934423613.
Width: 1.5 metres except at OSGR 5932723640 and at OSGR 5934223615 where the width is 80 centimetres.