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

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No. Type Description
1 BR Blind Lane. From Dunwich Road near Hill Farm E to W to main London-Yarmouth Road opposite Wenhaston Lane.
Width approx. 7 feet.
2 FP Main London-Yarmouth Road W side near junction of Wenhaston Lane, bridlepath for 30 yards to Wenhaston over stile on right and alongside fence to unmade carriageway known as Church Lane.
Width about 3 feet.
3 FP Leads off N. from White Hart Inn across derelict railway, past cottages to river wall or turns left to main road at bridges.
Width: C.R. about 4 feet after passing cottages. 12 yards at river bank; narrows to F.P. about 10 yds short of bridge.
4 FP Commencing one field past the Union Drive south side of Halesworth Road via marsh hardway to Lock Bridge. Across marsh to footbridge over dyke and thence to Wenhaston boundary.
Width of marsh hardway about 4 yards. Footbridge over dyke 3 ft.
6 FP Halesworth Road S. side about half a field short of Union Drive. Across ploughed field to Union Farm drive. Through gateway and alongside fence to 2nd field. Then turn right through opening to S. side of fence, and alongside S side Broom Covert to Springhole Lane near Tolgate Cottages. Originally church and school path from Bulcamp to Blythburgh but allowed to become derelict.
7 FP Part of the track of the former railway line of the Southwold Railway Company Limited running in a west/east direction.
8 FP E side Blythburgh bridge, N side River wall. Along wall, alongside 3½ marshes, then across marshes to driftway leading to White House Farm and Cottages, then turn N. and an unmade carriageway can be followed to Southwold Road opposite Southwold Covert.
Width: F.P. width to driftway.
9 BR Lodge Lane. From Mill Lane opposite Blind Lane in a south-easterly direction along the north boundary of Blythburgh Covert to the Walberswick parish boundary.
Width in parts 7 feet.
10 FP From the B1387 north to Walberswick parish boundary.
Width: four feet or thereabouts.
11 BY From BOAT 11A near New Delight Covert N.E. and E. to rejoin BOAT 11A.
11A BY From Blythburgh Lodge S.W. to join Westleton BOAT 6.
11X FP From Blythburgh Lodge S.W. to join Westleton BOAT 6.
12 FP W. side of Fen Covert to Fen Hill. Finishes at parish boundary.
Width: Ordinary F.P. width.
13 FP Left hand side of Bulman's Lane, about 300 yards from corner near Hinton Poplars Farm. Across fields towards Charity Farm and Parish boundary.
Limitations: Subject to ploughing.
14 FP From southern end of No. 16, westerly and southerly to County road near Butcher's Farm.
15 FP Opposite Bulman's Lane near moat at Hinton Poplars Farm to Hinton Hall and Hinton Barn Farm in the direction of Holly Bush Hill.
Width: Partly F.P. and partly cart track.
Limitations: The path has been dedicated subject to the right to plough. Resolution of R.W. Comm. 14.9.54.
16 FP An old Church path. Toby's barn to bottom (south) of Priory field from No. 14 to bottom of Priory field.
Width: Cart track about 8 feet wide.
17 FP River wall S. side river. From Appletons Lane ex Church Green, across derelict railway through marsh gate and river wall. Path follows S. side river to second cattle bridge (lock bridge). Crosses bridge on path 4 to E. Side and joins No. 18.
Width: Ordinary F.P. width.
18 FP River wall W. side Blythburgh bridge. N. side river. Through bridle gate and along river wall, skirting the Warren, and on past the two cattle bridges to parish boundary and then on to Blyford humped back bridge.
Width: Ordinary F.P. width.
19 FP River wall at Blythburgh bridge E. side - S. side river. Follow wall till it ends at derelict railway line. Then cross line on to 9B near Blythburgh covert.
Width: Ordinary F.P. width.
19A FP River wall E. side Blythburgh Bridge. N. side river. Follows path No. 8 till the latter turns on to marshes, then continues along river wall to mouth of Wolsey Creek. Then turns N. along creek banks and on to Southwold Road at Wolsey Bridge.
20 FP From BOAT 24 at OSBNGR 644,310mE271,664mN and follows F.P. down N. side fence for one and a half fields. Past E. side Snow Hall Gardens (over boundary) and then to High field barn.
21 FP From the junction with Path No. 17 in the Parish of Wenhaston (at the Parish boundary) in a south-easterly direction to the Wenhaston-Blythburgh Road.
22 FP Commencing on the eastern side of FP 3 approximately 16 metres south of the property known as Riverside Cottage at grid reference 45307548 and proceeding as a natural surface path in a generally easterly direction up and down a set of handrailed steps in the marsh bank, over a stile, then curving in a generally east south easterly direction on the top of the marsh bank along the edge of the Angel Marshes, following the northern side of a hedgerow for approximately 170 metres to grid reference 45457541; changing to a generally south-south-easterly direction and continuing on the top of the marsh bank along the edge of the Angel Marshes, following along the eastern side of a hedgerow for approximately 275 metres to a handrailed footbridge at grid reference 45607517; changing to a generally south-easterly direction along the top of the marsh bank passing between marsh land for approximately 100 metres to grid reference 45657509, then continuing in the same direction along the edge of Angel Marshes following the eastern side of a hedgerow over a stile along the top of the marsh bank passing between marsh land for approximately 422 metres to grid reference 45927476; changing to a generally east south-easterly direction, passing between marsh land for approximately 150 metres to the junction of footpaths 7 and 19 at grid reference 46057472. Total distance approximately 1117 metres.
Width: 1.5 metres.
23 FP Part of the former B1123 road from the point where it joined the A12 road to within ninety feet of the point where it intersected the A145 road at Henham.
24 BY Commencing on the B1125 at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 645,009mE271,502mN and progressing in a generally westerly direction across heath land, adjacent to the Westleton parish boundary to the south, for 17 metres to OSBNGR 644,992mE271,505mN, leaving the parish boundary and continuing in a north westerly direction for 347 metres to OSBNGR 644,660mE271,601mN; changing to a westerly direction and continuing along a natural surface track, between hedges, for 368 metres and joining FP20 at OSBNGR 644,310mE271,664mN; changing to a northerly direction and continuing for 217 metres to the east of Hinton Corner Cottages and joining the U2805 at OSBNGR 644,253mE271,872mN.
Width: As shown by the dashed track boundary and the parish boundary on OS sheet 39/12 scale 1:2500 1904 edition, being 2.5 metres, between OSBNGR 645,009mE271,502mN and OSBNGR 644,992mE271,505mN; and as shown by the double dashed track boundary on OS sheet 39/12 scale 1:2500 1904 edition, varying between a minimum of 5 metres and a maximum of 6 metres between OSBNGR 644,992mE271,505mN and OSBNGR 644,967mE271,511mN. As shown on O.S.sheet39/11 scale 1:2500 1904 edition: a) between the double dashed boundary lines, varying between a minimum of 3 metres and a maximum of 6 metres between OSBNGR 644,967mE271,511mN and OSBNGR 644,660mE271,601mN; and b) between the double solid boundary lines, varying between a minimum of 6 metres and a maximum of 9 metres between OSBNGR 644,660mE271,601mN and OSBNGR 644,269mE271,844mN; widening considerably north of this point where it joins the U2805 at OSBNGR 644,253mE271,872mN.
25 BY Commencing on the B1125 at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 645,235mE273,847mN and progressing in a generally southerly direction for 292 metres, along a track across heath land, to OSBNGR 645,261mE273,561mN; changing to a generally easterly direction and continuing for 800 metres and joining the U2801 / Byway 11A at OSBNGR 646,036mE273,547mN.
Width: As shown by the doubled pecked lines on OS sheet 39/04 scale 1:2500 1904 edition, varying between 5 metres minimum and a maximum of 6 metres