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Rights of Way in Newton Parish (Babergh, Suffolk)

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 Newton, in the district of Babergh, in the county of Suffolk. Data from the Surveying Authority (Suffolk County Council) is compared with the data in OpenStreetMap. (more information)

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

No. Type DS LGIS LOSM ΔL/L MS LE AE Z OT DM Notes
1 FP 363 373 +2.8% 4 18m   MZ OT
2 FP 646 674 +4.3% 4 18m   MZ OT D First grid reference in statement is incorrect: TL90924051 should be something like TL91224051.
3 BR 255 255 +0.0% 4 19m   MZ OT D Path is in two parts, but this isn't clear from the Statement.
4 FP 286 278 −2.8% 2 18m   MZ OT Short section in middle unmapped.
7 FP 1086 1099 +1.2% 4 18m   MZ OT
8 FP 422 433 +2.6% 4 18m   MZ OT
12 FP 1102 1092 −0.9% 4 15m   MZ OT
Totals   4160 4204 101.1%              

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 'Newton 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 2021‑10‑12, 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 suffolk_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
97802319 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 1126 m J+
97802320 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 409 m J+
97824573 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 132 m J+
97824576 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 368 m J+
97824589 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 333 m J+
97824600 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 816 m J+
97824601 Missing prow_ref public_footpath 793 m 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: 856. OSM data last refreshed: 2021-11-24 11:19:56 Z.