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

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No. Type Description
2 FP Commences at Reading Room near Kessingland High Street, proceeds N.N.W. to a point about 270 metres north-west of its junction with The Avenue, Kessingland; recommencing about 56 metres north-westwards from that point, on the western boundary of the bypass; proceeds N.N.W. crossing parish boundary into Gisleham.
3 FP Commences at a farm gate in the London road near Pond Farm and proceeds north, west to OS grid reference TM 52648758; recommencing from OS grid reference TM 52548759; thence west and north to the parish boundary.
4 FP Starts at the midpoint of path 5. Runs N.N.E. by N. for 225 yards, then W.N.W. by W. obscurely and deviously along the northern boundaries of fields to OS grid reference TM 53088743 and proceeding along a field headland in a northerly direction for 136 metres to OS grid reference TM 53088756, then changing to a generally westerly direction for 179 metres to the junction with London Road at OS grid reference TM 52908759.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TM 53088743 and TM 52908759.
5 FP Starts at grid reference TM53548684 at North Cliff Kessingland; joins path 7; N. for 225 yards, then W.N.W. through tangled scrub, then following the northern boundaries of fields for 700 yards, and turns N.N.W. by N. to OS grid reference TM 52908726 and proceeding as a field headland path in a westerly direction for 76 metres to OS grid reference TM 52828726, then changing to a generally southerly direction for 42 metres to OS grid reference TM 52818722 and then to a general westerly direction for a further 106 metres to the junction with London Road at OS grid reference TM 52718724.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TM 52908726 and TM 52718724.
6 FP Starts from Beach Road (off Church Road) near Beach P.O.; climbs N.N.W. for 150 yards to edge of cliff and continues in a northerly direction to the north-eastern corner of OS Field Parcel 5600 at grid reference 53568706; recommencing at the south-eastern corner of OS Field Parcel 5169 at grid reference 53558732 and continues in a northerly direction to the parish boundary.
6A FP Starts at a point on the E. side of F.P.7 on the S. side of Cliff House and runs in an easterly direction between hedges on the S. side of Cliff House to the cliff edge.
7 FP From junction with F.P.8, N.N.E. by N. past the H.F. Youth Camp as gravelled cart road to Kessingland Grange Holiday Camp.
Width - full cart width between fences and ditches.
8 FP Starts on Green Lane (Path 7) and runs east to Beach House Gate, thence to edge of cliff.
Width : Ample cart width to Beach House gate, former cart width to cliff unused, F.P. width now.
10 FP
11 FP Starts in Church Road near Manor Farm and runs straight N.N.E. to field Lane.
Width : Green cart track.
12 FP From a point on Path 5 and 40 yards E. of the junction of path 4 thereto; S.S.W. by S. to a point in Field Lane near the junction of path 9.
13 FP From a point immediately N. of the junction of Field Lane/Wash Lane passing N. on the fringe of a coppice to meet path 5 at a point between the two intersections of this path by the 50 ft. contour line on O.S. 1928 ED.
Width, very narrow.
14 FP From a point on the main London Road, near the Oaklands and E. via cart track to Cliff Farm. S. to junction with path 4 at point where it turns W.
15 FP Commencing at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference 653,291mE286,306mN to Wash Lane.
16 FP Path 16 commences at the most westerly end of path 3 and continues west between hedge and fence for two fields, into a third, to OS grid reference TM 52208753 and proceeding in a westerly direction for 223 metres to join Public Footpath No 2 Kessingland at OS grid reference TM 51988754.
Width: 1.5 metres between OS grid reference TM 52208753 and TM 51988754.
17 BR Starts opposite Cooper's Drive at Grid Reference 53458605 and proceeds via the eastern side of the Bethel Chapel in a north-north-easterly direction from the B1437, passes the entrance to Alandale Holiday Bungalows, continues in a north-north-easterly direction to the entrance of the property known as "Sea Melody" at Grid Reference 5352 8616.
Width: 4 metres wide, shingle and hoggin, pot-holed in places until entrance to holiday bungalows; 3 metres wide, compact earth, pot-holed thereafter.
18 FP New sea wall from Beach House to a point 450 yards south of Lifeboat House.
19A FP Commencing on the eastern side of Green Lane adjacent to the property known as Penryn at grid reference 53408635, and proceeding as a concrete path in generally easterly direction across grassland of the Seaview Chalet site, alongside the northern boundary of Penryn, for approximately 50 metres to join a tarmacadam inner road of the chalet site, alongside the electricity sub-station at grid reference 53458633; continuing in the same direction along the road, alongside the northern boundaries of the properties known as Coppercoin and Prospect Retreat for approximately 100 metres to a bend in the road at grid reference 53548630; then generally north easterly across the grassland of the chalet site, to the top of the Kessingland Cliffs, and then passing down a steep concrete slope for approximately 110 metres to join the promenade at grid reference 53608638.
Width: approximately one metre wide along the concrete path; approximately four metres wide along the roadway; approximately three metres wide down the concrete slope.
19B FP Running from a point at a junction with the C916 Public Road in a predominantly north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 619 metres to a point at a junction with Public Footpath No. 2, Kessingland.
Width: a minimum of 1.5 metres
20 FP Commencing at the north-eastern corner of OS Field Parcel 5600 at grid reference 53568706 at the junction with Public Footpath No. 6 Kessingland and proceeding in a westerly direction along an earth path along the northern boundary of OS Field Parcel 5600 and then into OS Field Parcel 5100 for a total distance of approximately 21 metres to join Public Footpath No. 5 Kessingland at grid reference 53548706.
Width: a minimum of 1.5 metres
21 FP Commencing at the northern boundary of OS Field Parcel 2900 at grid reference 53408712 and forming a junction with Public Footpath No. 5 Kessingland and proceeding in a north-easterly direction across the south-east corner of OS Field Parcel 3723 for approximately 18 metres; continuing in a north-easterly direction along the eastern edge of OS Field Parcel 3723 for approximately 150 metres; entering OS field Parcel 4248 and immediately turning in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of OS Field Parcel 4248 for approximately 58 metres; then proceeding in a north-easterly direction across the corner of OS field Parcel 4248 for approximately 12 metres; then proceeding in a northerly direction along the eastern boundary of OS Field Parcel 4248 for approximately 48 metres to enter OS Field Parcel 5169 and immediately turning in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of OS field Parcel 5169 for approximately 21 metres to the south-east corner of OS Field Parcel 5169 to join Public Footpath No. 6 Kessingland at grid reference 53558732.
Width: a minimum of 1.5 metres.
22 FP Running from a point at a junction with Public Footpath No's 2, Gisleham and 2, Kessingland in a west south westerly direction following and straddling the line of the Gisleham - Kessingland Parish boundary for a distance of approximately 156 metres.
Width: a minimum of 1.5 metres
23 FP Commencing at grid reference 53338768 at FP 14 and progressing in a generally east-north-easterly direction through a gap in a fence line at grid reference 53348768 for approximately 14 metres to a five bar gate at grid reference 53358769; changing to a generally easterly direction passing through a gap at the side of the five bar gate and continuing up an incline along a natural surface track along the southern edge of field parcel 5169 following the northern side of a hedgerow and drain for a total of 219 metres to FP 6 at the top of Kessingland Cliff at grid reference 53558767.
Width: minimum 3 metres as shown by the track on Ordnance Survey sheet TM 5287-5387 Scale 1:2500 dated 1972, except for gaps at grid reference 53348768 and 53358769, where it is approximately 1 metre wide.
24 FP Running from a point at grid reference TM53548685 at North Cliff Kessingland in an easterly direction for a distance of approximately 35 metres to grid reference TM53588685 at the edge of Kessingland Cliffs.
Width: a minimum of 1.5 metres
25 FP Commencing from the northern side of Lloyds Avenue (at No 137) at Ordnance Survey grid reference TM52488668, the route progresses in a north, north easterly direction as a tarmacadam path for a distance of 33 metres; passing alongside an electricity substation, continuing in the same direction for a further 10 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM52498672, then becoming an adopted footpath and continuing as such for a further 25 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TM52508675, a total distance of 68 metres.
Width: Between Ordnance Survey grid references TM52488668 and TM52508675, width defined as 2 metres by a combination of pecked and solid boundary lines. Ordnance Survey (1983) TM 5286-5386 1:2500 Scale
26 BY Commencing from Beach Road at OS grid reference TM53578555 and progressing along a partly metalled and partly natural surface track for 46 metres, immediately adjacent to the brick wall forming the northern boundary of `Mallards', joining Footpath No. 18 at OS grid reference TM53618555.
Width: 5.5 metres at OS grid reference TM53578555 increasing to 6.0 metres at OS grid reference TM53618555
27 BY Commencing at the junction with the U1601 Green Lane at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 653,390mE286,296mN and progressing along a track in a westerly direction for 100m to the junction with Chipperfield Road at OSBNGR 653,291mE286,306mN.
Width: As shown by the boundaries on the Ordnance Survey map 1927, Scale 1:2500, varying between a minimum of 4 metres and a maximum of 7 metres
28 FP Commencing at the junction with Public Footpath No 3 Kessingland at OS grid reference TM 52648758 and proceeding along a concrete underpass access, initially in a westerly direction and then curving in a north easterly direction for 109 metres to OS grid reference TM 52658764, then curving in a northerly and then north westerly direction for a further 41 metres to the entrance to the underpass tunnel at OS grid reference TM 52648767; continuing through the tunnel in the same direction for 25 metres to OS grid reference TM 52628769; leaving the tunnel and continuing along the underpass access, curving in a westerly and then south, south westerly direction for a further 155 metres to rejoin FP 3 at OS grid reference TM 52548759, for a total distance of 330 metres.
Width:- 1.5 metres, along the centre of the underpass access.
Limitations:- 1.0 metre gap in security gates at OS grid reference TM 52648767.
29 FP Commencing at Footpath 6 at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR) TM53528596 and progessing over a track between houses in a south-easterly direction for 87 metres to a pair of concrete bollards at OSGR TM53598590; continuing for 30 metres to OSGR TM53618588 and changing to a south-westerly direction along a metalled track for 27 metres to join Church Road at OSGR TM53598586.
Width: Varying between a minimum of 1.4 metres at OSGR TM53548595 and between the bollards at OSGR TM53598590 and a maximum of 4 metres at OSGR TM53598586.