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

Information provided by Suffolk County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2022‑07‑12. 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 Road at N. end of Somerton — Hawkedon Parish Bdy.
End of county highway 260 yds. N. of St. Margaret Church N.W. to Hawkedon Parish Bdy. then N. along Bdy. to point 300 yds. E. of Langleys Farm.
2 FP Road at N. end of Somerton — Cooks Lane
End of county highway 260 yds. N. of St. Margarets Church N.E. and N. along E. side of Francis Farm and N. to grid reference TL 8129 5420 in Ordnance Survey Field No.3827 and running in a generally north north westerly direction across Ordnance Survey field No. 3827 for a distance of approximately 218 metres to grid reference TL 8125 5441 adjacent to the south western corner of Ordnance Survey field No. 2649, and proceeding in a generally north westerly direction for approximately 62 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL81195445 then in a northerly direction for approximately 46 metres with the eastern edge of the path commencing 0.5 metres from the bottom of a bank to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL81195449 then in a north easterly direction for approximately 54 metres with the south eastern edge of the path commencing 0.5 metres from the bottom of the bank to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL81225453; continuing along the eastern boundary of and across Ordnance Survey field No. 3827 to grid reference TL8120 5464 on the south side of Cooks Lane (c680).
Width 1.5 metres from TL81295420 to TL81205464. Between TL81195445 and TL81225453 the width to be measured 0.5 metres from the bottom of the bank.
3 FP County Rd. at S.E. end of Somerton — F.P. No. 14
E. end of F.P. No. 6 N.E. to F.P. No. 14 150 yds. W. of Manor Farm.
4 FP Middle of Somerton — F.P. No. 3
100 yds. N. of Church E. to F.P. No. 3.
5 FP F.P. No. 3 — Hartest Parish Boundary
160 yds. N.E. of Paths Nos. 3 & 4 junct. E. to Bdy.
6 FP County Rd. at S.E. End of Somerton — Hawkedon Parish Bdy.
S. end of F.P. No. 3 N.W. to Somerton Street commencing on opp. side of road and proceeding generally S.W. to New House then W. to Boundary.
Limitations or conditions:
Subject to being ploughed in parts. Stiles in bad condition.
7 FP NEW HOUSE S.W. AND S.E. TO OS grid reference TL81045203 running on levelled and consolidated ground in a generally south easterly direction adjacent to the western boundary of a field for 266 metres to a junction with the C675 road at OS grid reference TL81195185 450 YDS. W. OF SOMERTON HALL.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TL81045203 and OS grid reference TL81195185.
8 FP 100 YDS. E. OF NEW HOUSE S.E. to OS grid reference TL81365255 running on levelled and consolidated ground in a generally south south-easterly direction adjacent to the eastern boundary of a field for 72 metres to a point adjacent to a pond at OS grid reference TL81395248 and then continuing in a generally west south-westerly direction to the north of the pond for 21 metres to OS grid reference TL81375248 then TO ROAD 400 YDS. N. OF SOMERTON HALL.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TL81365255 and OS grid reference TL81375248.
9 FP Highway N. of Somerton Hall — Hartest Parish Bdy.
400 yds. N. of Somerton Hall N.E. and E. to bdy. 360 yds. W. of Mill End Farm.
10 FP From Hall N.E. on a track to the north of Somerton Hall to OS grid reference TL81515205 running on levelled and consolidated ground in a northerly direction along the track for 162 metres to OS grid reference TL81515220, then continuing in a generally east north-easterly direction adjacent to the northern boundary of a field and the western and southern boundary of a game cover for 402 metres to OS grid reference TL81885231 and to the Hartest parish boundary.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TL81515205 and OS grid reference TL81885231.
11 FP Hawkedon Parish Bdy. — Somerton-Fenstead End Rd.
From 50 yds. S. of Gallowgate Farm, S. along-side boundary to Bdy. on Somerton-Fenstead End Road.
12 FP Road at N. end of Somerton — Hawkedon Parish Bdy.
260 yds. N. of St. Margarets Church S.W. to boundary.
Limitations or conditions:
Barbed wire fence in places.
13 FP Somerton-Hawkedon Road — Hawkedon Parish Bdy.
From road N.E. of Gallowgate Farm S.W. to boundary.
14 FP Path No. 2 — Hartest Parish Bdy.
From approx. 200 yds. S. of Francis Farm in a N.E. direct. to and through Manor Farm and continuing to the Hartest Parish Boundary.
15A BY Commencing at the Boxted parish boundary at grid reference 80995173 and progressing as a natural surface track in a general westerly direction up a slope in the form of a hedge lined sunken lane with spinney parcel number 9770 and arable field parcel number 0965 to the south and meadowland parcel number 8300 falling away quite steeply to the north for approximately 145 metres to grid reference 80855172; then changing to a general southerly direction, continuing up the slope as a grass track in the form of a sunken lane, with arable field parcel number 0965 to the east and meadowland field parcel number 7865 falling away quite steeply to the west for approximately 160 metres to a gateway at the Boxted parish boundary at grid reference 80845156.
Width : As defined by the boundary lines shown on the Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map, 1926 Edition, varying between a minimum width of five metres and a maximum width of 19 metres.
15B BY Commencing at the Boxted parish boundary at grid reference 80725127 and proceeding as a natural surface track in a general south-westerly direction, up a slope over field parcel number 6823 in the form of a sunken lane, with a hedgerow to the south and arable field parcel number 5845 to the north for approximately 105 metres to the Boxted parish boundary at grid reference 80655119.
Width : As defined by the boundary lines shown on the Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map, 1926 Edition, varying between a minimum width of five metres and a maximum width of 19 metres.
16 FP Commencing at grid reference TL8029-5257 on the north side of the C675 road and running in a generally north-north-easterly direction along a track forming part of Ordnance Survey Field No. 4960 for a distance of approximately 165 metres to grid reference TL8035-5271 on the northern boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 4960 and linking with the western termination point of Hawkedon Footpath No. 6.
Width : 2.5 metres