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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Great Bealings 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 FP Starts on N. side of Boot Street immediately to E. of the Council Houses. Runs slightly west of N along the W. side of a field. It then turns W. over a culvert through a gate. Then diagonally N.W. across a meadow to a gap in the hedge. Then across a second meadow to a gate and stile between Hill Farm and Hill Farm cottage. Then it runs N. east of the hedge until it reaches the road which is the parish boundary.
2 FP Starts at a gate on north side of Boot Street, between the bridge over the river and the old Vicarage, 70 yards from the bridge. It follows the hedge on its East (river) side along the West side of a meadow. Then over a gangway by a large poplar tree to a stile (No. 1) in the hedge, 60 yards beyond the tree. It then follows the hedge on its western side along the sides of 2 fields to a stile (No. 2) by a ditch with water in it, which is crossed by a plank. From that point it runs N.E. to a stile (No.3) in the corner of the field on the Parish boundary.
3 FP Starts at stile No. 2 on Path 2 by the ditch with water in it. It runs N.W. towards gate to stile at opposite corner of field. It crosses the parish boundary in the middle of the field.
4 FP Starts on N. side of road from Great Bealings War Memorial to Prospect Place, where the hedge on that side, if produced, would reach this road, 300 yds S.W. of the point at which path No. 5 cuts the road (in Hasketon parish). It runs slightly W. of N. diagonally across a field, then through a willow halt, and then across a second field to its N. Corner, where it joins path No. 5 under a tree on the Parish boundary.
6 FP Starts at gate on N. side of road from Great Bealings Church to Boot Inn, 45 yards E. of the bridge over the river. It runs N.E. diagonally across the meadow to a point on the western boundary of the garden of the property known as Brundley, then running in a south westerly then easterly direction along the western then southern boundaries respectively of the garden of the property known as Brundley to a point in the south eastern corner of the garden of the property adjacent to the C3307 road.
Width: 1.2 metres from the western boundary of the garden of the property known as Brundley to the C3307 road.
7 FP Starts by S.W. corner of Blunt's Wood at a gateway (without gate) and an old stile. Thence east for about 40 yards with trees on either side. Then the path runs E. along the S. side of Blunt's Wood until the Parish Boundary is reached (before the end of this wood).
8 FP Starts at top of Birds Hill on Great Bealings - Seckford Hall - Woodbridge Road. Thence runs S. till it meets paths 10 and 11 immediately N.W. of Cherry Tree Farm.
9 FP Starts on southern side of paths 10 (Cherry Tree Farm to Martlesham) a short distance from the Martlesham parish boundary and runs in a south-south-easterly direction across the field in the directions of the public crossing of the railway and Martlesham post office till the parish boundary is reached (in the field).
10 FP Starts immediately N.W. of Cherry Tree farm at the junction of paths 8 and 11. Thence it runs S. of W. to a point at O. S. grid reference TM24974791, then running in a generally westerly direction along the track and parallel to the boundary of the northbound carriageway of the A12 for a distance of approximately 100 metres to a point at the entrance to the A12 underpass at O.S. grid reference TM 24894787 thence through the underpass and north easterly along the track and parallel to the boundary of the south bound carriageway of the A12 for a distance of approximately 215 metres to a point abutting the south bound carriageway of the A12 at O.S. grid reference TM25044785; continuing S. of W. to the boundary of Martlesham Parish.
Width: 3.7 metres from O.S. grid reference TM24974791 to TM25044785.
11 FP Starts immediately W. of Grotto Farm on road from Great Bealings House to Little Bealings. Runs S. for about 300 yards to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM2385348188 on the access track leading to Meadow Cottage and proceeding across a culvert in an easterly direction into the adjacent meadow for approximately 5 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM2385848187 then generally parallel with the southern edge of the meadow with the southern edge of the footpath commencing 2 metres from the top of the bank and the root of the hedge in an east south easterly and then easterly direction for approximately 200 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM24054816 then in a southerly direction for approximately 5 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM24054815; E. till a field gate is reached. Then S.E. across a meadow to a gate on far side. Thence E.N.E. along side of field to a red brick cottage. Thence along track to junctions of Paths 8 and 10 immediately N.W. of Cherry Tree Farm.
Width: 2 metres from TM2385348188 to TM24054815, with the southern edge of the of the footpath commencing from the top of the bank and the root of the hedge between TM2385848187 and TM24054816.
12 FP According to the O.S. map this right of way starts at an open gateway on the parish boundary between Great and Little Bealings S. of the N. Branch of the River Pinn. From there it runs E. to a wooden bridge over the river on the far side of the meadow. Thence E.S.E. across a wide unbridged ditch, containing water, to the S.E. corner of the meadow (marsh) where the hedge almost reaches the river. At O.S. grid reference TM24524786 running southerly adjacent to the western boundary of O.S. 6500 for a distance of approximately 10 metres to the south western corner of O.S. 6500 thence in a generally easterly direction along the northern bank of the River Fynn for a distance of approximately 220 metres to a point at O.S. grid reference TM24734784; continuing to O. S. grid reference TM24784785, then running in a generally easterly direction mainly parallel to the north bound carriageway of the A12 for a distance of approximately 120 metres to O. S. grid reference TM 24894787.
Width: 1.5 metres from O.S. grid reference TM24524786 to TM24734784; and from TM24784785 to 24894787.
13 FP Starts on N. side of road from Great Bealings House to Little Bealings, opposite the allotments. Passes in S.W.W. direction through the grounds of the Lodge and the cottage till it reaches the road (a driftway) which forms the approach to the cottage and Hill Close. Thence W. To the public road (Laver Street).
Width: From hedge to hedge about 4 ft.
14 FP Starts at gateway with stile beside it, as S. side of Boot Street, 12 yards W. of bridge over river. Thence S. for 500 yards, where it turns S.W. for about 40 yards to a stile. From there it continues along W. side of field, at far side of which, by the wood, is the parish boundary.
15A FP Starts on S. side of public road opposite Great Bealings War Memorial and runs straight S.W. to wooden wicket gate in boundary wall of churchyard of St. Mary's Church, 3 yards from its N.E. Corner.
Width: 10 ft.
15B FP Starts at an iron wicket gate on W. side of path 15A where it reaches the churchyard wall of St. Mary's Church. It passes to N.W. corner of the churchyard, past the double gate into the churchyard which is opposite the church porch, and thence past a row of limetrees till it cuts the road to the Boot Inn opposite the beginning of path No. 6, 45 yards E. of the bridge over the river.
16 FP Starts opposite the W. point of the triangular plantation at the junction of Holly Lane and Boot Street. It runs S.W. along a cindered road and then turns more towards the S., east of the garden fence of Playford Mount, along a cinder footpath, until the parish boundary of Playford is reached.
Width: Where the track becomes a path, the width from fence to fence is about 3 yards, and the width of the path about 3 feet.
17 FP Starts (like No. 16) opposite W. point of triangular plantation at junction of Holly Lane and Boot Street. It runs from an iron kissing gate in a S.E. direction across a field till it reaches the boundary of Little Bealings parish.
18 BR Name. "Pits Valley". Starts on W. side of road from Boot Inn to Grundisburgh, opposite the entrance to Hill Farm. Runs W. to the point where Great Bealings, Culpho and Playford parish boundaries meet; thence S. along the Great Bealings - Playford boundary till it passes into Playford parish.
19 BR Starts opposite the "Live and Let Live" and runs N.E. to Kiln Farm. Thence, between the farm and farm buildings, N. across a field for 170 yards, till it meets the road from Great Bealings Church to Woodbridge.
20 BR On north side of bridge over river on road from Great Bealings Church to the Boot Inn, there are well defined approaches to the river on each side.
22 FP From the Gt. Bealings-Woodbridge Road near Seckford Hall, northwards adjoining Martlesham parish boundary to junction No. 14 in Woodbridge Urban District.
Width: Wide enough for vehicles.