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

Information provided by Suffolk County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2021‑10‑12. 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 FP Monks Eleigh-Hitcham Road (C707) — Chelsworth Parish Bdy
From a point on the eastern side of the road immediately to the north-west of the property known as "Durley" running in a generally south-easterly direction for approximately 410 metres across and along the southern boundary of O.S. Field No. 8947, and continuing in a south-south-westerly direction for approximately 265 metres along the eastern boundary O.S. Field No. 7500 to a point on the eastern side of a ditch on the boundary of that field, then in a S.E. direction to a stile and on along field boundaries to Chelsworth Parish Boundary.
Width: 1.2 metres minimum for first 675 metres (approx)
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed (except for first 675 metres approximately) barbed wire and an old waggon obstructs path
2 FP Water Lane - Chelsworth Parish Bdy
From approx. 30 yds. N. of the river, in a S. direction up the bank to a stile then E. to a point at grid reference TL96614897 and running in a generally east north easterly direction along the northern boundary of Wagger Farm adjacent to the southern edge of the earth based agricultural track on adjoining land for a distance of approximately 72 metres to a point at grid reference TL 96674900 and turning in a generally easy south easterly direction along the same northern boundary for a distance of approximately 88 metres to a point at grid reference TL96764897; thence turning S.E. passing through two field gates to a stile at Chelsworth Parish Boundary.
Width: From a point at grid reference TL96614897 to a point at grid reference TL96764897: 1.5 metres
Limitations: The second gate has barbed wire obstruction on it
3 FP Preston-Hitcham Road - Bridge Farm Old-Rectory Road
From a stile approx. 200 yds. S.W. of the Church, in a W.N.W. direction crossing a rail fence and footbridge to a stile at junction with Paths 5 & 9 continuing to a point at grid reference 595980250200 and running in a generally westerly to west north westerly direction alongside the southern boundary of a paddock for a distance of approximately 118 metres to a point at grid reference 595867250216 and running in a generally north westerly direction across Ordnance Survey Field No. 8000 to a point at grid reference TL95775029 and continuing in generally south westerly to west south westerly directions along the north western boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 8000 for a distance of approximately 38 metres to a point at grid reference TL 95745027; thence S.W. to a stile at the Bridge Farm-Old Rectory Road.
Width: From a point at grid reference 595980250200 to a point at grid reference 595867250216: 1.5 metres From a point at grid reference 595867250216 to a point at grid reference TL95775029: 2 metres From a point at grid reference TL95775029 to a point at grid reference TL 95745027: 1.5 metres
4 FP Church - Path No. 9
From the S.E. corner of the church W. for approx. 60 yds. then S.W. crossing a stile to a field gate and then W. to a point at grid reference TL96465023 at Hall Farm and running in generally north north westerly and west north westerly directions across Ordnance Survey Field 4119 for a distance of approximately 38 metres to a point at grid reference TL96435025 and then continuing in a generally south westerly direction across the same field boundary for a distance of approximately 17 metres to a point at grid reference TL96425024 and further running in a generally westerly direction along the northern boundary of the field for a distance of approximately 70 metres to a point at grid reference TL96355025 and then running in a generally southerly direction along the field boundary for a distance of approximately 7 metres to a point at grid reference TL96355024 and then continuing in a generally westerly to west north westerly direction along the northern boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 2720 for a distance of approximately 144 metres to a point at grid reference TL96215027 in the north western corner of the field and continuing in the same generally west north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 4 metres including the crossing of a watercourse to a point at grid reference TL96215027 at the junction with Kettlebaston Footpath No. 9.
Width: From a point at grid reference TL96465023 at Hall Farm to a point at grid reference TL96355024: 1.5 metres wide on level ground clear of hedgerow and trees From a point at grid reference TL96355024 to a point at grid reference TL96215027 in the north western corner of Ordnance Survey Field No. 2720: 1.5 metres wide on level ground commencing half a metre (0.5m) south from the base of the hedgerow From a point at grid reference TL96215027 in the north western corner of Ordnance Survey Field No. 2720 to a point at grid reference TL96215027 at the junction with Kettlebaston Footpath No. 9: 1.5 metres wide
5 FP Bridge Farm-Old Rectory Road — Path No. 8
From the N. end of the road, in a N.N.W. direction to Path No. 8 at the ford W. of Preston Parish Boundary.
Limitations: Path obstructed by barbed wire electrified fence and under-growth
6 FP Path No. 5 — Preston Parish Boundary
From due E. of Rectory, W.S.W. to Parish Boundary.
7 FP High House Farm Road — Brettenham Parish Bdy
From a stile 700 yds N.W. of Monks Eleigh-Hitcham Road N.W. for 60 yds. then N.E. along field boundaries to Brettenham Parish Boundary then N.W. for approx. 100 yds. along boundary.
Limitations: Electrified fence at each end of meadow.
8 FP High House Farm Road — Preston Parish Boundary
from 25 yds. S.E. of entrance to High House Farm, W.S.W. to a stile at Path No. 5 and continues over a footbridge to Preston Parish Boundary.
9 FP High House Farm Road - Junction of Path 3
Commencing at a point at grid reference TL 96435052 on the south western side of Back Lane and running in a generally south easterly direction along a field headland for a distance of approximately 20 metres to a point at grid reference TL96455051 and continuing in a generally south westerly direction along the south eastern boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 2638 for a distance of approximately 108 metres to a point at grid reference TL96375044 and then running in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 10 metres to a point at grid reference TL96365045 and continuing in a generally south westerly direction along the same field boundary for a distance of approximately 254 metres to a point at grid reference TL96205026; thence S.W. to footbridge and stile at the junction of Path 3.
Width: a point at grid reference TL 96435052 on the south western side of Back Lane to a point at grid reference TL96205026: 1.5 metres on level ground from the outside of hedgerow and/or ditch
10 FP High House Farm Road — Church
From 130 yds. N.W. of Monks Eleigh-Hitcham Road, S. to a footbridge into Churchyard.
11 FP High House Farm Road — Hitcham Parish Boundary
from the stile 700 yds. N.W. of Monks Eleigh-Hitcham Road, in a N.E. direction to Hitcham Parish Boundary approx. 400 yds. N.W. of Wetherden Hall.
12 FP Commencing at grid reference 95735012, approximately 30 metres north of a drain on the western boundary of the lane, the path progresses along O.S. field parcel number 7117 on a surface dressed track, bounded by a steep, overgrown bank to the east and a tree-line hedge to the west, in a north north-westerly direction for approximately 92 metres. At this point, a spur to Kettlebaston footpath 3 leads off in a north-easterly direction at a grid reference 95695021 for a distance of 4 metres. The main path proceeds from this point for a further 52 metres to grid reference 95665025 where it becomes a natural surface track, continuing in a north-westerly direction for approximately 32 metres to a concrete culvert at grid reference 95645027. At this point, the path, bound on its western edge by the brow of a ditch, proceeds for approximately 22 metres to a 3 metre wide concrete ramp and then for approximately 40 metres to the commencement of Kettlebaston footpaths numbers 5 and 6 at grid reference 95605032.
Width: a minimum of 2 metres and a maximum of 2.4 metres between grid references 95735012 and 95665025, being bounded by the extremities of the metal led track and otherwise a minimum width of 2 metres.