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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Alderton Parish (East Suffolk, Suffolk)

Information provided by Suffolk County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2024‑04‑09. 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 BR From a point on the southern boundary of O.S. 4500 running in a generally easterly and then south-easterly direction through O.S. 4500 and 6400 for a distance of approximately 475 yards, then running in a generally southerly direction through O.S. 6400 for a distance of approximately 230 yards to the northern side of the U3719 road.
Width: 8ft.
2 FP Not known. Starting point west side of Woodbridge road midway between turn of road to Woodbridge and farm buildings known as bullock shed; proceeds down north side of thorn hedge and across heath to parish boundary (Shottisham).
3 BR Commencing at the eastern side of the B1083 road at grid reference 33104344 and progressing as a grass track between two gate posts in a general easterly direction along the northern edge of field parcel No. 3000, in the form of a hedge lined lane and then following the southern side of a hedgerow for approximately 370 metres to connect to the western end of BR 62 Hollesley at the Hollesley parish boundary at grid reference 33464343. Total distance 370 metres.
Width: As shown on Ordnance Survey Map 1904 Second Edition Scale 1:2500, varying between a minimum width of 3 metres and maximum width of 8 metres.
3A BR Always known as "Shottisham" path. Starts at turn of Woodbridge road and proceeds northwards by grass path through cultivated fields to parish boundary.
6 FP Buckanay lane. Starts from a point opposite Sallow Yard and continues as a cartroad up to Buckanay Farm Cottages, then as a path down to meadow then on to parish boundary.
7 FP Beach Lane. Starts at the top of Alderton Street, near Butcher's Shop, eastern side and continues eastwards as a cartroad down to first meadow thence across Alderton marshes; then running for approximately 260 feet in an easterly direction, turning in a north easterly direction for approximately 140 feet and turning due east towards the sea and running parallel to and immediately adjoining the ditch for approximately 760 feet; continuing across Alderton marshes, thence northwards parallel with parish boundary to join No. 6.
8 FP Generally called "Elm Row" path; starts at point opposite the Crag pit on the Alderton - Ramsholt Road and proceeds by side of cart track and hedge to road leading to Alderton House Farm, thence over road to parish boundary near Elm Row Cottages, Ramsholt.
9 FP "The Shrubbery". Starts from Alderton - Hollesley Road a few yards north of Buckanay Lane and continues to the Alderton - Woodbridge Road south of Mill Cottages (East to West).
Was once a cart track, otherwise not recognised as of any width.
10 FP Buckanay Lane. Starts at a point on eastern side of main Alderton - Hollesley Road, 20 yds. South of "The Shrubbery: continues as a road through cultivated fields to join no. 6.
Averages about 12 to 14 ft., all classes of vehicles use it.
11 FP From the Windpump north-westwards to footpath no. 43 in Hollesley.
12 FP Commencing at the junction with Footpath 7, Bawdsey at grid reference TM36074161, the path progresses along the top of the sea wall for 45 metres to a stile and the junction with Footpath 7 at grid reference TM36084165.
Width: 2 metres (limited by the width of the sea wall).