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

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No. Type Description
1 FP Lavenham-Hadleigh Rd - Stackyard Green Road
From E. of Allotments Gardens, S. to a stile then S.E. to Stackyard Green Road, at the bend in the road W. of the fork roads.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed
2 FP Stackyard Green - Swingleton Green-Spring Farm Road
From approx. 260 yds. N.E. of Slough Farm, in a N.W. direction to the Swingleton Green-Spring Farm Road. Path known as Dulls Lane.
3 FP The Street - Path No. 4
From approx. 200 yds. N. of the road to the Church. N.W. passing E. of Monks Eleigh Hall and St. Peters Church, to Path No. 4 N.E. of the Rectory. A path to the Church connects to this path, also a short spur running N.E. direction from opposite the Rectory to Path No. 8.
4 FP Manor Farm Road - Highland Farm Road
From N. of the Rectory E. for approx. 120 yds. then N.E. to Highland Farm Road, approx. 400 yds. N. of the cross roads.
5 FP Monks Eleigh Tye - Nova Scotia Lane
From a stile, in a N. direction, across meadows to another stile, and on alongside arable fields to water course and over field gate into Nova Scotia Lane, W.S.W. of Nova Scotia House.
Limitations: Footbridge over water course non-existent, subject to being ploughed where path crosses arable land.
6 FP Commencing at a junction with Monks Eleigh Bridleway 9 at OS grid reference 59654,24514 and proceeding in a S.S.E. direction to Lindsey Parish Boundary at the S.W. corner of small wood.
7 BR Commencing on the western side of the U8303 road approximately 125 metres north of Spring Farm House at grid reference 9640 4550, progressing as a track in a generally north-north-westerly direction across the southern edge of arable field parcel number 3957 for approximately 20 metres to grid reference 9639 4551; continuing as a grass track in a generally north-westerly direction along the western edge of arable field parcel number 3957 for approximately 100 metres to the southern edge of arable field parcel number 3462 at grid reference 9632 4558; continuing as a grass track in a generally westerly direction along the southern edge of the same field for approximately 100 metres to grid reference 9623 4560, then in a generally north-north-westerly direction entering and progressing through parcel number 1478 and becoming a sunken lane for approximately 395 metres to a grassed area at the northern edge of arable field parcel number 1076 at the Milden parish boundary at grid reference 9606 4596.
Width varying between a minimum of 8 metres and a maximum of 15 metres
8 BR Commencing at grid reference 9616 4625 and progressing in a generally north-north-easterly direction as a grass track through field parcel numbers 0600 and 1900 for approximately 60 metres to grid reference 9619 4630 at the northern end of Dulls Lane, then generally northerly for approximately 180 metres to join the southern end of the U8305 road adjacent to the property known as "The Hays" at grid reference 9621 4649.
Width: as defined by the boundary lines shown on OS Sheet No 73/7 Scale 1:2500 1926 Edition, width varying between a minimum of 9 metres and a maximum of 17 metres and Sheet No 73/3 Scale 1:2500 Edition, width varying between a minimum of 5 metres and a
9 BR Commencing at the Lindsey Bridleway 8 at the parish boundary at grid reference 9669 4473, progressing along the western edge of arable field parcel number 0006 in a generally north-north-westerly direction for approximately 385 metres to grid reference 9661 4510, then generally north-westerly along the northern edge of arable field parcel number 5400 passing the western side of the disused Observation Tower for approximately 280 metres to grid reference 9643 4530, then generally northerly as a grass track passing the eastern side of Spring Farm House and then as a hardcore track for approximately 160 metres to join the southern end of the U8303 at grid reference 9641 4546.
Width varying between a minimum of 6 metres and a maximum of 20 metres. Between OS grid reference 59661,24509 and OS grid reference 59640,24544 - varying between a minimum of 2.5 metres and a maximum of 4 metres as shown on the OS Second Edition 1/2500 scale map, 1903 (sheet 73/7), between pecked lines.
10 BR Commencing on the western side of the U8303 road opposite Manna Wood Farm at grid reference 9655 4585, progressing as a grass track known as Dulls Lane in a generally north-north-westerly direction alongside FP2 in field parcel numbers 5192 and 4211 in the form of a sunken lane for approximately 300 metres to grid reference 9642 4612, then generally north-westerly in field parcel number 4211 for approximately 130 metres to the southern edge of arable field parcel number 4244 at grid reference 9632 4620, continuing in the same direction along the southern edge of the same field for approximately 75 metres to grid reference 9626 4625, then continuing in the same direction as a grass track in the form of a sunken lane in field parcel number 2266 for approximately 95 metres to join byway number 8 approximately 195 metres south of the property known as "The Hays" at grid reference 9619 4630.
Width varying between a minimum of 6 metres and a maximum of 20 metres
11 FP Commencing at the junction of the A1141, the B1115 and the U8123 roads in Monks Eleigh at grid reference TL9714147740 and progressing in an easterly direction, along the southern edge of OS plot no. 3600, running parallel with the B1115 for 322 metres to grid reference TL9744847824; changing to a north-easterly direction for 263 metres to grid reference TL9762348017, a point 20 metres south of the River Brett at the Chelsworth parish boundary.
Width: 2 metres
12 FP Commencing on Back Lane (U8300) at points at OS grid references TL96324728 and TL96334727 and proceeding along a track in a north-easterly direction for 10 metres to a point at OS grid reference TL96334729. Continuing as a hardcore track within a ditch and hedge-lined lane in OS plot No. 4338, in a north-easterly direction for 96 metres to a point at OS grid reference TL96394736; changing to an east-north-easterly direction for 80 metres to a footbridge at a point at OS grid reference TL96454739; changing to a north-north-easterly direction for 46 metres, then changing to an east-north-easterly direction for 6 metres, then changing to a northerly direction for 26 metres to the junction with Mill Lane (U8301) at OS grid reference TL96474746.
Width: As shown by the boundary lines on OS sheet no. 73/3 c.1880, being: 10 metres between TL96324728 and TL96334727, reducing to 6 metres at TL96334729; 2 metres between TL96334729 and TL96454739; 1 metre across footbridge at TL96454739; 1.5 metres between TL96454739 and TL96474734 1 metre at TL96474734 widening to 5 metres at TL96474746
13 BR Commencing at a junction with the U8320 road on the northern side of Chapel Barn at OS grid reference 59729,24481 and proceeding in a west north-westerly direction for 282 metres adjacent to the parish boundary and Lindsey Bridleway 10 to OS grid reference 59703,24491; leaving the parish boundary and continuing for 466 metres in a west north-westerly direction across a field to a junction with Monks Eleigh Bridleway 9 at OS grid reference 59661,24509.
Width: Between OS grid reference 59729,24481 and OS grid reference 59703,24491 - varying between a minimum of 1.5 metres and a maximum of 2.5 metres as shown on the OS Second Edition 1/2500 scale map, 1903 (sheet 73/7), between the parish boundary and the pecked line to the south (the remaining width of the route being recorded as Bridleway 10 in the adjacent parish of Lindsey). Between OS grid reference 59703,24491 and OS grid reference 59661,24509 - varying between a minimum of 2.5 metres and a maximum of 5 metres as shown on the OS Second Edition 1/2500 scale map, 1903 (sheet 73/7), between the solid boundary line to the north and the pecked line to the south.