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

Information provided by Suffolk County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2022‑01‑11. Entries with grey text are old entries, and do not appear in the current Statement. The entries below are ordered first by Right of Way number, and then in reverse chronological order (most recent first). show/hide old entries.

No. Type Description
1 BR Commences from a point west of Bond Hall and continuation of Freston Street and proceeds north-westward to the south-east of Broom Knoll at the junction of paths 2 and 6.
Width 8 to 10 feet.
3 BR From south-east of Broom Knoll to north-west Broom Knoll going along the east side to junction with path no. 4.
Width 8 to 10 feet.
4 BR From a point north-west Broom Knoll, through valley, up and through Cutler's Wood then north-west along wood to parish boundary by Valley Farm.
Width 8 to 10 feet.
5 FP From junction of paths 6, 20 and 21 northwards via Wood Farm to Wherstead parish boundary.
7 FP From the road by St. Peter's Church north-east through Freston Wood to stile across two grass meadows divided by field gate to junction of Freston Brock with Strand.
Width through wood approximately 3 feet.
8 FP From stile at junction of Freston Brook with the Strand southwards to stile opposite Monkey Lodge.
9 FP From main road opposite the Boat Inn by Holly Cottage to bend south of Wheelwright's Piece junction of path no. 10.
10 FP From bend south of Wheelwright's Piece junction of path no. 9 to rough roadway junction of path no. 48 from Freston Tower.
11 FP From junction of rough roadway from Freston Tower with path 10 to junction with rough roadway from Main Road - see paths 13 and 16.
Width approximately 8 to 10 feet.
13 FP Continuation of path 16 and forming the eastern end of the rough road between the main road and Freston Tower. Terminates at its junction with path 11.
Width approximately 8 to 10 feet.
14 FP From junction of path 13 with path 11 southwards to junction of paths 15 and 17.
Width approximately 4 feet.
16 FP From main road eastwards to junction of paths 12, 13 and 15.
Width 8 to 10 feet.
17 FP From junction of pths 14 and 15 to point south-east where a high hedge runs south-south-west to main Woolverstone Road on north-west side of The Homestead.
Width approximately 4 feet.
18 FP From south end of path 17 in a south-easterly direction to Woolverstone parish boundary.
19 FP From junction of paths 17 and 18 southwards to main road, Woolverstone, west of The Homestead.
20 FP Between Freston Lodge and Freston House. Starts at Church Lane in carriage way being back drive of Freston Lodge and continues westwards to junction of paths 6 and 20 south of Wood Farm.
Width: Carriage way approximately 8 feet. Path way approx. 4 feet.
21 FP Freston Street north-westward to Wood Farm.
Width: Approximately 10 to 12 feet.
23 FP Freston Street east of Bond Hall south-east to join path from Freston Street by allotments to Turkey Farm (paths 24 and 40).
24 FP Freston Street southwards by allotments to junction of path 23.
Width: Footpath approximately 3 feet.
25 FP From Four Crossways running southward across two fields to junction of paths 26, 27 and 28.
26 FP From path 25 running east-south-east to Woolverstone parish boundary.
27 FP From junction of paths 25 and 26 running south-easterly to Woolverstone parish boundary.
28 FP Continuation of path 25 running south to junction of paths 29 and 38.
29 FP From point north of Dench Wood running south-westward to join paths 28 and 38.
30 FP From Harkstead Lane to join path between White house Farm and Grove Farm (path 31).
31 FP From road gate opposite White House Farm westwards to junction with paths 30 and 35.
32 FP From White House Farm running south-westward to Holbrook parish boundary west of Park House.
33 FP From junction with path 32 north-westward to Holbrook parish boundary.
34 FP East of Grove Farm junction of paths Nos. 35 and 36 running south-westward to join path 33 on the parish boundary with Holbrook.
35 FP Continuation of path 31 to junction of paths 34 and 36 east of Grove Farm.
36 FP Continuation of path 35 running through Grove Farm to junction of paths 37 and 38.
37 FP From Grove Farm westwards to main Holbrook Road.
38 FP From Grove Farm north to junction of paths 28 and 29 west of Dench Wood.
39 FP From Holbrook parish boundary north of Red house Farm running north through one field thence east passing north of Potash Farm to main Holbrook Road.
40 FP From Turkey Farm north-westward through stackyard then north towards Freston Village to join paths 23 and 24.
41 BR From boundary north of Woodlands to junction with path running south-west to Great Birch Wood.
42 BR From junction of path running south-west from path 41 at point where that path (43) enters Great Birch Wood, proceeding south-south-east along Freston boundary and edge of Great Birch Wood to point where path crosses Freston boundary.
43 BR From path 42 where it joins path from Great Birch Wood running north-eastward to join paths 41 and 44.
Width 6 ft.
44 BR From junction of paths 43 and 41 northwards to junction of paths 45 and 46.
45 BR Continuation of paths 41 and 44 from junction of path with that running east to Freston Street to a point on west side of Cutlers Wood where path crosses boundary.
Width: Generally very narrow.
46 BR From junction with paths 44 and 45 running north-east along southern boundary of Cutlers Wood to join Freston Street at the junction of path 1.
Width: Narrow by wood, otherwise farm track road.
47 FP From point on path 39 west of Potash Farm proceeding north and then west along parish boundary to join path 41.
48 FP Continuation of path 10 to a point at the entrance to Freston Park and approximately 100 metres south west of the properties known as Tower Cottages and running in a generally northerly direction for a distance of approximately 120 metres across parkland to a point at the corner of the boundary fencing for Tower Cottages and Freston Tower and continuing further across parkland in a north north easterly direction for a distance for a distance of approximately 225 metres to a point at the high water mark of the River Orwell.
Width 1.2m minimum from the entrance to Freston Park to the River Orwell.
49 FP Roadway from Monkey Lodge, half way down Freston Hill down to Slumpy Lane Wharf.
Width: 6-8ft.
50 RB Commencing at the junction with Freston Street (U4136) and Freston footpath 23 at (OSGR) 61671,23893 and proceeding in a south-westerly direction for 177 metres to the junction with Freston bridleways 1 and 46 at (OSGR) 61657,23884.
Width: 3 metres