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

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No. Type Description
1 FP Starts on Beccles-Bungay Road at entrance to Laurels Farm. Continues along road to house to point where road turns to farm yard. Crosses a stile and along edge of wire fenced orchard over plank across ditch, along edge of cultivated field through gap to Clarke Lane, across lane round edge of pond on left of common and down the Hollow Lane cart track to junction with 12 at bottom of Cart track.
Width: Wide enough for one person only.
2 FP Starts at point beside The Old Forge on the Beccles-Bungay road and continues along the edge of cultivated fields behind Church - plank bridge over ditch, across School Lane through gap in hedge and continues along the edge of fields to Shipmeadow Boundary nearly opposite The White House.
3 FP Commences at a point on Beccles-Bungay Road just beyond Roos Hall, continues through a gate and along a field with rails and no step at entrance to OS grid reference 64077 29013; proceeding along a track in a northerly direction for 105 metres to OS grid reference 64074 29022; proceeding in a westerly direction for 343 metres to OS grid reference 64041 29023; leaving the track and passing immediately to the north of a livestock fence and four metres south of the cattle grid at OS grid reference 64040 29022 and returning to the track at 64039 29022; proceeding for 33 metres to OS grid reference 64036 29021; crosses School Lane, over a stile by a cottage, and straight on through fields, crossing 5 stiles on the way, terminating at Shipmeadow boundary.
Width: Wide enough for one person only. 1.5 metres between OS grid reference 64077 29013 and 64036 29021; 1 metre immediately to the north of a livestock fence and four metres south of the cattle grid at a point at OS grid reference 64040 29022.
4 BR Commencing at Ringsfield Parish Boundary at Grid Reference 41158923 and progressing as a natural surface track in a generally east-north-easterly direction in the form of a hedge-lined lane for approximately 450 metres to the western side of the C937 road (on a bend adjacent to the school playing field) at grid reference 41608931.
Width: as shown by the field boundary line on Ordnance Survey Map Sheet 9/14 Scale 1:2500 1927 Edition, varying between a minimum of four metres and a maximum of 6 metres.
5 BR Commencing on the eastern side of Lodge Farm Lane at Barsham BR 6 at Grid Reference 40598914 and progressing down a slope and then along level ground, and then up a slope as a grass track in a generally easterly direction along the northern edge of field parcel No. 6400 for approximately 180 metres to Ringsfield BR 14 at Ringsfield Parish Boundary at Grid Reference 40778914.
Width: as shown by the field boundary line on Ordnance Survey Map Sheet 9/14 Scale 1:2500 1927 Edition, varying between a minimum of two metres and a maximum of 5 metres.
6 FP Starts at a point on the Beccles-Bungay Road about 100 yards East of Barsham Bridge along a cart road, to Lodge Farm.
Width: Wide enough for two people abreast in cart track.
6A BR Commencing on Lodge Farmyard Lane at Barsham BR 5 at Grid Reference 40598914 and progressing in a generally southerly direction along a concrete track for approximately 50 metres to Grid Reference 40598908; continuing in a generally southerly direction as a grass track with a hedgerow and drain to the east and field parcel no. 5300 to the west for approximately 90 metres to Grid Reference 40608898; continuing in a generally south-south-westerly direction as a grass track with a hedgerow and drain to the east and field parcel No. 5300 to the west for approximately 155 metres to Ringsfield BR1 at Ringsfield Parish Boundary at Grid Reference 40558884.
Width: as shown on Ordnance Survey Map Sheet 9/14 Scale 1:2500 1927 Edition varying between a minimum of 7 metres and a maximum of 26 metres.
7 BR Commencing at Ringsfield BR 1 at Ringsfield Parish Boundary at Grid Reference 40498878 and progressing in a generally south-westerly direction as a grass track along the northern edge of field parcel No. 3969 with a hedgerow and field parcel No. 3676 to the north for approximately 240 metres to the eastern side of the U1402 at Grid Reference 40308864.
Width: 2 metres as shown on Ordnance Survey Map Sheet 9/14 Scale 1:2500 1927 Edition.
8 FP Commences at a stile approximately 32 ft south of the south-east corner of the curtilage of the bungalow known as "Fremonda" and continues in a westerly direction for a distance of 165 yards or thereabouts along the boundary of OS field nos 224 and 224b, along the edge of next field, on to Barsham - Ringsfield Road.
Width of 4 ft for first 165 yards or thereabouts along the boundary of os field numbers 224 and 224b, then wide enough for two people.
9 FP Commences at end of City Road and joins 11A after a few years just before reaching the allotments.
10 FP Commences at a point called Wash Lane, opposite Barsham Rectory field on Beccles-Bungay Road, continues along Wash Lane, turns left into Sandy Lane emerging on to Havergate Road.
Width: 8 - 10 feet (when not overgrown) from Wash Lane to Sandy Lane. Is wide enough for one person only through fruit fields.
11 FP Commences at termination of tarred road to Furze Common, crosses top of common and continues along edge of five fields emerging at a point joining St. Andrews boundary.
11A FP Starting at a point near City Road junction with No. 9, turn left through a wicket gate and along the edge of a field (Sponge) emerging over a stile at Yelloly Place on the St. Andrews road.
12 FP From Little common to junction of No. 1 north-west of Grange Farm.
Width: Cart track width.
13 FP Commencing at a point opposite Barsham School along the edge of ploughed glebe field to junction with Wash Lane, 10.
14 FP Commences at a point on the Barsham St. Andrews Road opposite Craik Hall Farm, through a field gate with side rails, travel along edge of one meadow half way down field over plank into another field, through gap into field leading on to the Green Lane terminating on Barsham St. Andrews Road opposite a farm house.
Width: Single file width only.
15 FP Commencing on the C937 at the junction with BR4 at OS grid reference TM41598931 and progressing along a path, initially between wooded embankments, in a north north westerly direction, for 462 metres and joining Beccles FP27 at the parish boundary at OS grid reference TM41468975.
Width: 2.9 metres
16 FP Commencing from the B1062 Bungay Road at OS grid reference TM40908981 and progressing along a path in a southerly direction for a distance of 489 metres and joining Ringsfield FP2A at the parish boundary at OS grid reference TM40968933.
Width: 3.6 metres
17 FP Commencing at OS grid reference TM38258787 at the junction with Blacksmith's Common (being open access land) at a point 17 metres east of Clarke's Lane, and proceeding in a south-south-easterly direction for 366 metres and crossing a footbridge to the junction with Footpath 11 Barsham at OS grid reference TM38418760.
Width: 0.9 metres at footbridge at TM38418760; otherwise 1.5 metres.
Limitations: Pedestrian gates at OS grid references TM38258787 and TM38418760.