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

Information provided by Suffolk County Council, under the Open Government Licence (v3). Current Statement information from 2021‑10‑12. 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 Commences at junction of paths 47 and 48 at rear of Kirton Hall and continues north-west towards Beechtree Farm and terminates at junction of paths 2 and 4.
Width approx. 20 feet for full length.
3 FP Commences Woodbridge Road and runs east along the parish boundary with Bucklesham where it joins paths 5 and 6 in Milk Lane.
4 FP Continuation of path No.1 to Beech Tree Farm running in northern direction.
Width approx. 10 feet wide with 3 ft. grass verge on either side.
5 FP Continuation of no. 4 from Beech Tree Farm to junction of paths 3 and 6 running northwards.
Width approx. 10 feet with 3 feet grass verge.
6 FP Commences at point of path 5, runs in an easterly direction along parish boundary to a point within a wooded area adjacent to and north of a lake at OS grid reference TM26704054 then running on levelled consolidated and unobstructed ground in a generally easterly direction through the wooded area for a distance of approximately 115 metres then continuing in a generally north easterly direction within adjacent and parallel to the boundary of a field for a distance of approximately 165 metres to a junction with the C355 known as Bucklesham Road at OS grid reference TM26924064.
Width: 1.5 metres between TM26704054 and TM26924064.
Limitation: At OS grid reference TM26924064: Sleeper bridge of approximately 0.75 metre width
10 BR Starts at Broomhill Cottages, junction No. 11, continues along cart tracks in direction of Hill Farm continues across Kirton-Bucklesham boundary.
11 FP Starts at Broomhill cottages, proceeds in northerly direction alongside cottage garden, enters meadow, continues across Kirton-Bucklesham boundary.
12 BR Continuation of path no. 50. Passes through sandy track, bordered by gorse bushes and terminates at Broomhill Cottages.
13 BR Starts at point at junction of paths nos. 50 and 12. Continues in an easterly direction, passes barn known as Hogsty Barn, through thicket known as Broomhill, leaves plantation on eastern side, terminates at Sluice Farm. (section from junction with B.R.12 to junction with B.R.56 is Bridleway).
13X FP Starts at point at junction of paths nos. 50 and 12. Continues in an easterly direction, passes barn known as Hogsty Barn, through thicket known as Broomhill, leaves plantation on eastern side, terminates at Sluice Farm. (section from junction with B.R.12 to junction with B.R.56 is Bridleway).
14 FP From a junction with Footpath No 13 Kirton east of buildings at Sluice Farm Kirton at OS grid reference TM28484123 running on levelled consolidated and unobstructed ground in a generally south easterly direction within the farmyard for a distance of approximately 15 metres then continuing in a generally easterly direction firstly within the farmyard then along a track and then between the track and the northern boundary of an arable field for a distance of approximately 305 metres then continuing on the track for a distance of approximately 10 metres to a junction with Footpath No 21 Kirton on a track at OS grid reference TM28814125, a total distance of approximately 330 metres.
Width: 1.5 metres
Limitation: Private vehicular rights between OS grid reference TM28484123 and OS grid reference TM28544122.
15 FP Commences at end of path no. 21 about 50 yards east of Sluice Cottages, continuing along lane, terminating at junction of path nos. 16 and 19.
Width about 12 feet.
16 FP Commences at termination of path no. 15. Proceeds in northern direction, terminates at Kirton Creek junction of paths 18 and 17.
Width: No recognised width. About 3 feet wide.
17 FP Starts at Kirton Creek, junction of paths 16 and 18, proceeds in northerly direction, terminates at Kirton-Henley boundary.
Width: Wide enough for one person only.
18 FP Starts at Kirton Creek junction of nos. 16 and 17, proceeds along bottom of field known as Dock Field in easterly direction, thence on top of river bank, terminating at Kirton and Falkenham boundary.
Width: Path on river bank wide enough for one person only.
20 FP Commences on the parish boundary at the junction of No. 31 and the roadway from Corporation Farm, northwards to the park of Kirton Lodge; skirts the park eastwards and then northwards via Fishpond Wood to junction of footpaths 14, 15 and 21.
21 FP Starts at Lodge Farm, proceeds in north-easterly direction to Sluice Cottages, turning easterly and terminating at commencement of path no. 15.
Width: Path about 2 feet 6 inches wide from start to Sluice Cottages, remainder about 1 feet 6 inches.
23 FP Starts at point about 50 yards on west side of Lodge Farm, junction with no. 24, proceeds eastwards through Farm Buildings, terminating at commencement of path No. 28.
Width: Path along road about 12 feet wide.
24 FP Starts at point where path no. 23 terminates, continues in westerly direction for about 40 yards and joins up with path no. 25.
25 FP Commences on the unclassified road at building known as Sheep Sheds, runs in easterly direction for about 200 yards then joins path no. 24.
28 FP Farm road from junction of No. 23 east of roadway leading to Sluice Farm, continuing to farm buildings of Kirton Lodge and then joining footpath no. 21.
Width about 15 feet - well defined.
31 FP From a point on a track at OS grid reference TM28894037 running on levelled consolidated and unobstructed ground in a generally east north easterly direction along the track for a distance of approximately 75 metres to OS grid reference TM28954041, and continues to marshes until it meets parish boundary again.
Width: 4 metres from OS grid reference TM28894037 to TM28954041; remainder about 15 feet.
Limitation: Subject to private vehicular rights between OS grid references TM28894037 and TM28954041.
33 FP From a junction with Bridleway No 53 Kirton on a track north of buildings at Corporation Farm Kirton at OS grid referenceTM28584030 running on levelled consolidated and unobstructed ground in a generally easterly direction along the track to the parish boundary.
Width: 4 metres
Limitation: Subject to private vehicular rights.
34 BR Starts at about 60 yds. S.W. of Corporation Farm House in stackyard and continues in a southerly direction for about 200 yds. to Kirton and Falkenham boundary. Known as Drunkard's Lane.
Width: Cart track wide enough for one cart.
35 FP "The Alley" commencing right hand side of The Street, Kirton, approx. 20 yds. on from Church Lane from the end of the unclassified section and proceeding in a southerly direction to the main road.
Width 3 feet.
37 FP Known as Churchpath. Starts at Corporation Farm, continues in westerly direction passing through gap in hedge, continues for about 50 yds. terminates in Church field at a point where four paths meet.
Width: Starting about 2 feet in width, widening to 3 feet.
38 FP Churchpath. Starts at a point in Parker's Lane, continues in southerly direction and terminates at point in Church field where four paths meet, 37, 39 and 40.
Width: No recognised width, wide enough for two.
39 FP From Park Lane (U.3105) running in a southerly direction for a distance of 120 yards to a point on the eastern boundary of Ordnance Survey Field No. 208, continuing into Church Field, terminating at point where four paths meet, 37, 38 and 40.
40 FP Starts about 50 yds. north of White Horse Inn, running at a right angle from Felixstowe to Woodbridge Road in easterly direction for about 150 yds. then in northerly direction alongside Rectory Grounds to cross paths in Church Field.
Width: Burnt House Lane is a cart track wide enough for one lorry. Church path is a continuation of above cart track for 20 yds., from thence becomes a 1 ft. cinder path for about 50 yds., then widening to about 2 feet and continues to crosspaths.
41 FP Starts about 25 yds. south of White Horse Inn, opposite The Green, Kirton, continues along edge of cultivated land, thence across ploughed field, and ends at gap in hedge.
Width: No recognised width for about 50 yds. Then about 4 feet.
42 FP Croft Drift. Commences at Croft Lane and runs in north-easterly direction to Crofts Farm, there turning sharply right and thence in south-easterly direction to meadow, turning northwards to join footpaths nos. 41 and 45.
Width: Approx. width 6-7 feet from ditch to ditch.
44 FP Commences at gap in hedge at junction with no. 45 then across ploughed field to stile, then across meadow to second stile and plank over stream, thence bearing right across swampy meadow to gate and stile at entrance of bridle path south of Kirton Hall (No.47).
Width: About 3 feet across ploughed field. No recognised width across meadows.
45 FP Commences at gap in hedge at junction with No. 44, continues across ploughed field and ends at another gap in hedge at junction of Nos. 41 and 42.
Width about 3 feet.
47 FP Commences at gate and stile at south of Kirton Hall, continues between high hedges and ends at roadway leading to Kirton Hill.
48 FP Commences at junction with Law's Drift, continues through farm premises and then between farm buildings and ends at closed gate from 47 to 49.
49 FP Commences at gateway at Kirton Hall farm buildings, then metalled road by side of hedge, crosses stream by culvert, continues eastward until sharp turn north and thence through gate until it ends at Kirton to Woodbridge Road.
Width about 15 feet.
50 FP Starts at a point on the Kirton-Woodbridge Road on west side of Manor House, continuing northwards through fields and terminating at a point about midway between Hogety Barn and Bromehill cottages, at junction of paths nos. 12 and 13.
Width: No recognised width. Path merges into cart track in most places.
52 FP Commences at path 44 and runs south-west to Croft Farm and joins path no. 42 at farm buildings.
53 BR Commences at park entrance of Kirton Lodge, continues easterly for 100 yards, then turns south towards Corporation Farm and joins Drunkards Lane. (path 34).
Width about 20 feet.
55 FP Branches off from path 50, and continues in northerly direction until it meets with path 13 west of Hogety Barn.
56 BR White Cottages to Kirton Lodge.
60 FP From the parish boundary in a generally north north easterly direction on a track to Footpath No 31 Kirton at OS grid reference TM28894037.
Width: 4 metres
Limitation: Subject to private vehicular rights.