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

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No. Type Description
1 FP Melford Road — Bartholomew Lane
In a N.E. direction up Abbey Rd N.W. up Priory Lane, N.E. up Priory Road for approx. 150 yards then in a N.W. direction to Colney's Close. The footpath recommences at the turning head of Colney's Close and runs in a N. direction to Bartholomew Lane.
2 BR Bartholomew Lane Parish Boundary — Long Melford
From Bartholomew Lane in a N. direction to the south west boundary of the A134 classified road; thence north westwards along the south west boundary of the classified road for a distance of about 210 metres.
Thence from the north east boundary of the classified road south eastwards along the north east boundary of the classified road for a distance of about 210 metres; thence
in a N. direction to Newmans Green at the Borough Boundary.
3 FP Woodhall Road — Acton Road
From Pumping Station, in a N.E. and N.W. direction, via, Woodhall Housing Estate roads to a point approx. 170 yards N. of Pumping Station then in a N.E. direction to S. end of private road to Wood Hall, then in a S.E. direction to Acton Road.
4 FP N.E. end of Woodhall Road - N.E. end of York Road
From Pumping Station in Woodhall Road, S.E. to N.E. end of York Road.
5 FP N.E. end of York Road - North corner of Allotments
From Reservoir at N.E. end of York Road in a S.E. direction to N. corner of Allotment Gardens.
6 FP N.E. end of York Road — Footpath 3
From Reservoir, N.E. then north-west, then north east to Footpath No. 3.
8 FP Girling Street — Acton Road
In a N.E. direction past N.W. ends of Newman's Road and Upper East Street, past allotments on the right and straight on to Acton Road.
9 FP Acton Road — Chilton Parish Boundary
From a point a few yards N. of end of Footpath No. 3 in N. direction to housing development, continuing N. to a point adjacent to the rear boundary of the property known as No. 45 Mountbatten Road and running in a north north easterly direction along the eastern boundaries of Ordnance Survey Field Nos. 8187, 9100, 9508 and 0023 for a distance of approximately 465 metres to a point in the north east corner of Ordnance Survey Field No. 0023 and continuing in a north north westerly direction along the northern boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 0023 for a distance of approximately 85 metres to a point at the junction of Chilton Footpath No. 10 on the Sudbury/Chilton parish boundary
Width: From a point adjacent to the rear boundary of the property known as No. 45 Mountbatten Road to a point at the junction of Chilton Footpath No. 10 on the Sudbury/Chilton parish boundary: 1.2m minimum
10 FP Newton Road — Chilton Parish Boundary
From S.W. corner of Cemetery in a N.W. direction to Constitution Hill, then N.E. along the N. side of Cemetery then S.E. to Chilton Parish Boundary.
11 FP Newton Road — Cornard Road
From S.E. corner of Cemetery in a S.W. direction past Allotments and Railway Chalk pit to Cornard Road.
12 FP W. along S. side of Railway; thence running in a generally west north westerly direction at ground level for approximately 12 metres and continuing in a northerly direction along the eastern edge of Babergh District Council¿s proposed car park for approximately 7 metres and continuing in a generally westerly direction across the car parking area to the rear of British Rail Board¿s new platform and waiting shelter for approximately 63 metres continuing in a generally northerly direction adjacent to the western side of the rail platform for approximately 10 metres and further continuing in an easterly direction via Babergh District Council¿s car park for approximately 70 metres to a point on the south side of Station Road Approach and continuing in a generally west north westerly direction along the footway on the south side of Station Road Approach for approximately 100 metres to the eastern side of the access road to Babergh District Council¿s Station Road car park and further continuing in generally northerly and easterly directions for approximately 13 metres to a point at the junction of Station Road and Great Eastern Road - C755.
13 FP Level Crossing near end of Path No. 11 — Old Boat House
S.W. to R. Stour and along Towing Path for 500 yds. then N. to Friar's Meadow at OS grid reference TL87274072 proceeding along a path in a generally northerly direction for 67 metres passing underneath as old railway bridge to OS grid reference TL87274097; then continuing along the path in a north-north-easterly direction for 212 metres to join Footpath 43 Sudbury at Bullocks Lane at OS grid reference TL87364097.
Width: 1.5 metres from OS grid reference TL87274072 to TL87364097.
14 FP Old Boat House — Path No. 13 near Island in River Stour
End of path No. 13 approx. 200 yds. N.E. of The Basin, S.E. to railway crossing then E. to R. Stour.
15 FP Croft Bridge — Weir on R. Stour
N. and then N.E. along right bank of R. Stour to weir at N. end of Little Fulling pit meadow.
16 FP F.P. No. 15 50 yds. N. of Croft Br. — Weir on R. Stour
Through F.G. at S.E. corner of Little Fulling pit meadow and N.N.W. across meadow to Weir.
Limitations: Liable to flood.
17 FP Melford Road — Footpath No. 36 near Brundon Mill
Through F.G. and W. through North Meadow Common to Brundon Mill.
Limitations: Liable to flood.
18 FP Weir at N. end of Paths Nos. 15 & 16 — Junction of Path Nos. 32 & 34
N.W. across meadow to footbridge and for 50 yds. beyond, then W. to stile or F.G. at Brundon Farm.
19 FP Path No. 18 near F.B. — Brundon Mill
N.W. to stone cottage, W. to stile and then N. to Brundon Mill.
20 FP Sudbury Mill — Croft Bridge
N. and then N.E. along W. bank of Mill stream.
21 FP Sudbury Mill — Weir on R. Stour
N.N.W. to footbridge over R. Stour then N. across Gt. and Lt. Fulling pit meadows to Weir.
22 FP Sudbury Mill — S.E. corner of Sewage Works at F.P. No. 32
S.W. across Freeman's Great Common to footbridge over R. Stour, W. across Kings Marsh, under railway bridge and straight on to Sewage works.
23 FP White Hart P.H. Cross Street — F.B. at N. end of Freemans Little Common
W. from White Hart then N. across Freemans Little Common to F.B.
24 FP F.B. at N. end of Freemans Lt. Common — F.B.W. of Sluice Gates on Path No. 21
N. from F.B. at N. end of Freemans Lt. Common across path No. 22 and N. to F.B.W. of Sluice Gates.
25 FP Junction of Paths 22 & 24 — Footpath No. 20 at Sluice Gates
N.N.E. across Freemans Great Common to F.P. No. 20 at F.B.
26 FP Refuse Destructor nr. Ballingdon St. — F.B. and ford at E. end of Kings Marsh
N. across Kings Marsh to F.B. and ford.
27 FP Refuse Destructor — F.B. nr S.E. corner of Sewage Works
W. from Refuse destructor, under railway, then N.W. to F.B. nr. S.E. corner of Sewage Works.
28 FP S.E. corner of Sewage Works — Bulmer Road
W. along S. boundary of the Sewage Works to Old Brundon Lane (F.P. No. 33) then S.W. to Bulmer Road, 100 yds. Approx. E. of Prospect Place.
29 FP Middleton Road — Middleton Parish Boundary
From Middleton Road in a north-westerly direction, then in a south-westerly direction to Meadow View Road. The footpath recommences at the turning head in Pinecroft Rise continuing up past chalk pit on left then E. for about 100 yards, then S.E. to Middleton Parish Boundary.
32 BR Commencing from the eastern end of BR37 at its junction with the western end of BR36 at OSGR 5863424223 and proceeding in a south-easterly direction over a naturally surfaced track for 23 metres to OSGR 5863524221 where the path divides. One spur heading north-east over a tarmac surface for 23 metres to its junction with BR36 at OSGR 5863624223. The other spur continuing south-easterly on a tarmac surface (known as Brundon Lane) for 182 metres to the junction with FP18 and FP34 at OSGR 5864324204 and continuing in a southerly direction for 304 metres to OSGR 5864824174. Changing to a south westerly direction for 100 metres to a bridge crossing the old railway line at OSGR 5864224167 and continuing south west for 626 metres to join the maintainable highway at OSGR 5862524108.
Width: 3 metres between OSGR 5863424223 and OSGR 5864324204, 3 metres between OSGR 5863524221 and OSGR 5863624223, 2.5 metres between OSGR 5864324204 and OSGR 5862724125, 3.2 metres between OSGR 5862724125 and OSGR 5862524108.
33 FP Path No. 32 200 yds. S.W. of railway bridge — Bulmer Road
W. along Old Brundon Lane for 450 yds. over stile, then S.S.E. between overgrown hedges, past Sewage Works on left, over Path No. 28 and S. to Bulmer Lane nr. Site of old Windmill.
34 FP F.P. No. 32 near Brundon Farm — Bulmer Parish Boundary at S. end of Brundon Wood
W. along hedged track for 1200 yards then from a point at end of this track adjacent to the north-western corner of Ordnance Survey Parcel No. 5971 on Ordnance Survey Map 8541 (May 1956) running along the north-eastern boundary of Ordnance Survey Parcel No. 2261 for a distance of approximately 180 feet, then along the north-western boundary of Ordnance Survey Parcel No. 4239 for a distance of approximately 875 feet, then along the north-eastern boundary of Ordnance Survey Parcel No. 2325 for a distance of approximately 150 feet to a point adjacent to the north-eastern corner of Ordnance Survey Parcel No. 2325 at S.E. corner of Brundon Wood then along S.E. side of wood to Bulmer Parish Boundary at S. corner of Brundon Wood.
Width: 4 feet from end of hedged track for approx. 180 feet along boundary of OS 2261, then for approx. 875 feet along approx. boundary of OS 4239 and then for 150 feet along the boundary of OS 2325
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed
35 FP Melford Road S. of Highfield Windmill — Borley Parish Boundary
From Melford Road 100 yds. N. of Arthur Hall, N.W. to wooden footbridge and on thro 2 meadows to another wooden footbridge at the boundary.
Limitations: Liable to flood.
36 BR Commencing from Melford Road (A131) at OS grid reference (OSGR) 5865624256 and proceeding in a southerly direction over a tarmac surface (known as Brundon Lane) for 280 metres to OSGR 5865024230. Changing to a westerly direction for 30 metres to a bridge on the northern bank of the river at OSGR 5864724228. Continuing south across the bridge for 15 metres to the southern side of the river at OSGR 5864624227 and continuing on a tarmac surface for 42 metres to the junction with FP19 at OSGR 5864524223 near Brundon Mill. Changing to a westerly direction for 88 metres to a junction with the northern end of a spur of BR32 at OSGR 5863624223 and continuing on a naturally surfaced track for 21 metres terminating at the junction with the eastern end of BR37 and northern end of BR32 at OSGR 5863424223.
Width: 3 metres
Limitations: Liable to flood
37 BR F.P. No. 32 100 yds. W. of Brundon Mill — Bulmer Parish Boundary
From N.W. extremity of Path No. 32 nr. Brundon Mill N.W. to level crossing then W. & N.W. parallell with Belchamp Brook to N.W. corner of last field at Borough Boundary.
38 FP North Street (opp. New St.) — Girling Street
On metalled surface, N.W. between walls, to Girling Street.
39 FP N. end of Belle Vue Road — Constitution Hill
N.E. on metalled surface between fences to Constitution Hill.
40 FP S.E. end of Queens Road — East Street
S.E. between hedges and fences to concrete steps down into East Street.
41 FP North Street — Girling Street
Between 75 and 76 North Street N.E. between buildings past School to Girling Street.
42 FP New Street (40 yds. From North Street — Inkerman Row
S.E. via rear of Girton Terrace and then S.W. to Inkerman Row.
43 FP Friars Street — W. junction of F.P. Nos. 14 and 13
From a point 50 yds. S.W. of chapel in a S.E. direction between houses, garden walls, along carriageway, across end of meadow Lane and across 'Green' to Old Boat House at junct.F.P.'s Nos. 14 and 13.
44 FP Bank Buildings — Gt Eastern Road
In E.S.E. direction between walls and buildings to Gt. Eastern Road at a point approx. 100 yds. S. of King Street.
45 FP N. end of Gregory St. — The Croft
Through wicket gate and N. through Churchyard, past W. end of St. Gregory's Church and through a further wicket gate to The Croft.
46 FP Church St. (N of All Saints Church) — Church St. (S.W. of All Saints Church
S.W. round N.W. corner of All Saints Church and s. to Church Street.
47 FP Melford Road — N. end of Queen Road
Approx. 30 yds. S.E. of exit of F.P. No. 17 on opp. side of road N.W. between hedges to N. end of Queens Road.
48 FP Quay Lane — Path No. 43
From approx. 45 yards S. of Friar's Street in an E. direction, crossing Nonsuch Meadow to path No. 43.
49 FP Station Road — Path No. 44
From approx. 120 yards S. of Friar's Street, in a N.E. direction to Path No. 44.
50 FP Commencing at grid reference TL86904116 at the junction of Mill Lane (U8801 road) and running in a generally north easterly direction for a distance of 17 metres to gird reference TL86914116 and then continuing in a generally east south easterly to south easterly direction for a distance of approximately 72 metres to grid reference TL86974113 on the north western side of Plough Lane, Sudbury.
Width: 2 metres
51 FP Commencing between No.1 and 1a Newmans Road at a point at OS grid reference TL8754641558 and proceeding in a south-westerly direction between the rear if No. 1 and 11 Newmans Road and No. 6 to 20 East Street as an alleyway for 63 metres to OS grid reference TL8750641510, then continuing for 27 metres with property boundaries to the south and a concrete vehicular access to the north to join Girling Street at a point at OS grid reference TL8748741491.
Width: TL8754641558 - TL8752241527: 1.4 metres TL8752241527 - TL8750641510: 1.35 metres TL8750641510 - TL8748741491: 1.4 metres
52 FP Commencing on Croft Road, opposite Acton Square, at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 587,228mE 241,464mN and progressing along a path, between nos. 7 and 8 Croft Road, for 17 metres and joining North Street car park at OSBNGR 587,241mE 241,475mN
Width: 1.4 metres
53 FP Commences at OSGR TL86694080 proceeding along the former railway line in a north westerly direction for 116 metres to OSGR TL86604088, where a spur proceeds down a ramp in an east south easterly direction for 26 metres to join FP54 at OSGR TL86634087. The main route continues for 264 metres to OSGR TL86504112 where a spur proceeds west for 16.5 metres down steps to meet FP22 at OSGR TL86494112, and another spur proceeds east of the route down steps for 12 metres to meet FP22 at OSGR TL86514112. The main route continues in a northerly direction for 563 metres to OSGR TL86424167, where a spur proceeds in a westerly then a south easterly direction up a slope then steps for 31 metres to meet FP32 Brundon Lane at OSGR TL86414166. The main route continues for 292 metres to OSGR TL86354196 where a spur proceeds in an easterly direction 11 metres up steps to OSGR TL86364196 then changes to a north north westerly direction for 62 metres and up steps to meet FP34 at OSGR TL86344202. The main route continues in a north north westerly direction for 510 metres to the county boundary with Essex at OSGR TL86084239.
Width: 2 metres except between the following points: OSGR TL86604088 to OSGR TL86634087 1.5 metres (spur down ramp to FP54) OSGR TL86504112 steps 0.9 metres (up to FP22) OSGR TL86514112 steps 0.9 metres (up to FP22) OSGR TL86414166 steps 1 metre (up to FP32 Brundon Lane) OSGR TL86354196 to OSGR TL 86364196 width 1 metre(steps up to link to FP34) OSGR TL86364196 to OSGR TL 86344202 width 0.8 metres (link to FP34) OSGR TL 86124234 to OSGR TL86104237 width 1.6 metres to east of telegraph pole embedded in ground.
Limitations: OSGR TL86504112 ¿ two wooden barriers each 0.4 metres wide
54 FP Commencing at the A131 Ballingdon Street at OSGR TL86644085 and proceeding in a north north westerly direction for 88.5 metres to meet FP27 at TL86604094.
Width: 2 metres
Limitation: Kissing gate at OSGR TL86604094 with 1 metre gap
55 FP Commencing at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR) TL87594097 and proceeding in a generally westerly direction along a natural surface/partially metalled track, following the route of the dismantled railway, for 86.5 metres to cross FP14 at OSGR TL87534091 and proceeding for 300 metres to cross FP13 at OSGR TL87274077 and proceeding for 596 metres to a junction with FP53 Sudbury at OSGR TL86694080.
Width: 2 metres
56 FP Commencing at a junction with Footpath 20 Borley at Ordnance Survey grid reference (OSGR) 58611,24241 and progressing in a generally west north westerly direction for 23 metres to rejoin Footpath 20 Borley at OSGR 58609,24241.
Width: 1.8 metres
57 FP Commencing at a junction with Footpath 35 Sudbury at Ordnance Survey grid reference (OSGR) 58635,24277 and progressing in a south westerly direction for 23 metres, changing to a south, south westerly direction and continuing for 83 metres to a junction with Footpath 21 Borley on a footbridge at the county boundary at OSGR 58630,24268.
Width: 1.5 metres