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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Reydon 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 No official or known name. From Reydon Church past Gorse Lodge Farm, leading into Drive across meadow (Gorse Lodge Farm to Keen's Lane).
Width: Mainly of narrow width, sufficient for one person, at time of walking. In past years, has often been wide enough for two abreast.
2 FP Continuation of Keen's Lane (known locally as Keen's Lane) from gateway in Keen's Lane (near to Common Farm, which is now known as "The Laurels") to Wangford Road.
Width: Approximately 12' wide for nearly whole of length; narrowing at junction with Wangford Road.
3 FP Begins at point approximately 220 yards east of school cottages proceeding westwards for a distance of approximately 280 yards thence turning south east and east round boundary of St Felix School playingfields to Shepherds Lane; from point approximately 30 yards north from Shepherds Lane running generally east, south east and east to junction with footpath No. 5 at end of wall leading to Gordon Bridge.
4 FP From a point immediately west of Slaughterhouse on Halesworth Road, carriageway on east side of hedge on west side of meadow adjoining Slaughterhouse running approximately south of end of wall leading to Gordon Bridge.
Width approximately 8 - 10'.
5 FP From point at junction with Easton Bavents, boundary running alongside of north bank of Buss Creek generally west, south west and west; along the northern bank of Buss Creek at OS grid reference TM49507659 running in a generally east south-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 35 metres to OS grid reference TM49477658 and then continuing in an irregular and generally north north-westerly direction across arable land and partly along an embankment for a distance of approximately 110 metres to OS grid reference TM49437668 to creek junction with River Blyth, then westwards along top of north bank of River Blyth to junction with Wolsley Creek and then west along north bank of Wolsley Creek to boundary point near Wolsley Bridge.
Width; Approximately 2' from a point at junction with Easton Bavents to OS grid reference TM49507659 and from OS grid reference TM49437668 to boundary point near Wolseley Bridge, 2 metres between TM49507659 & TM49477658, varying between 1.95 metres and 2.7 metres between TM49477658 & TM49437668.
8 FP From corner of road east of Vale Farm, running along hedge on east side of field 506 to covert east of field 484 to junction with Marsh Lane.
Width approximately 3' for whole length.
9 BY Commencing at the junction with the U1629 (Wash Lane) at grid reference TM 4831 7946 and proceeding as a natural surface track (known as Marsh Lane) in a north-easterly direction in OS parcel no. 0037 for 148 metres to grid reference TM 4843 7953, changing to a northerly direction for 124 metres to grid reference TM 4848 7965, then changing to an easterly direction for 180 metres to grid reference TM 4865 7964, then changing to a south-easterly direction for 244 metres to grid reference TM 4886 7950, continuing within OS field parcel no. 9740 for 142 metres to join Byway 11 Reydon at grid reference TM 4899 7944.
Width : As shown by the boundaries on the Ordnance Survey Sheet (29/5) 1927 Edition, 1:2500 scale, a minimum of 7 metres and a maximum of 14 metres.
11 BY Commencing at the junction with Byway 9 Reydon at grid reference TM 4899 7944 and proceeding as a natural surface track (known as Smear Lane) within OS parcel no. 9740 in a south-westerly direction for 116 metres to grid reference TM 4889 7938 and continuing within OS field parcel no. 4900 for 490 metres to join the U1629 (Wash Lane) at grid reference TM 4846 7915.
Width : as defined by the solid boundaries shown on the Ordnance Survey Sheet (29/5) 1927 Edition, 1:2500 scale, a minimum of 5 metres and a maximum of 9 metres.
14 BY Running north from Wangford Road, along west side of field 400 to Reydon Wood, turning east alongside Wood Lane (412 and 411) south of field 410 to road junction.
Width approximately 5'6".
15 FP From north west corner of Church yard running north west across field 360, north across field 378, north west across field 379 to Rissemere Lane, Reydon; thence running in a north north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 560 metres to a junction with Public Bridleway No. 11, Reydon in Smear Lane, Reydon.
Width: Start to Rissemere Lane : undefined Rissemere Lane to end: minimum of 1.2 metres
17 FP From School Lane in an easterly direction across field 94 and then north east along east side of field 95 to Smear Lane East.
18 FP From Smear Lane East via Smear Farm (Old Grove Farm) N.E. alongside field 150, east alongside of field 151, 157 and 156 to Lowestoft Road.
Width approximately 2'6".
20 BR Commencing at the southern end of the unclassified road (U1624) at grid reference TM48617685 and progressing in a generally south southwesterly direction as a hardcore track within field parcel No. 5765 for a distance of 100 metres to grid reference TM48577676; changing to a generally southerly direction and progressing down a slope, still as a hardcore track, and passing alongside the western edge of the boundary of the property known as the Old Quay Inn for 80 metres; continuing on level ground in the same direction, passing between land drains for a further 165 metres to grid reference TM48567651; changing to a generally south southwesterly direction, still as a hardcore track, for a distance of 110 metres; continuing in the same direction for a further 45 metres to the river wall embankment at FP 5 Reydon, adjacent to the shore of the River Blyth at grid reference TM48497636.
Width: a minimum of 3 metres.
21 FP No official or known name. From a point on path 4 south of the Old Parish gravel pit thence eastwards alongside the dyke north of Botany Marshes thence north-eastwards to join Three Marsh Lane to the junction of the Henham-Southwold Road.
22 FP The path commences on the east side of the Southwold-Lowestoft Road (B.1127) near the road junction at Reydon Covert and proceeds in a general easterly direction through the parish (plot No. 30 and the southern boundaries of plots 53, 52, 50 and 51) to terminate at the parish boundary.
23 FP Commencing on the southern side of the Halesworth Road (A1095) at grid reference TM49247717 and progressing in a generally southerly direction down a slope, along a hardcore track set in a hedge-lined sunken lane known as Shepherd's Lane, passing between St George's School to the east and St Felix School to the west, passing the eastern side of tennis courts, up a gradual incline passing between scrubland, following along the western side of a drain for approximately 489 metres to grid reference TM49257668; then curving in a generally west southwesterly direction, with scrubland to the north and Reydon Marshes to the south for approximately 11 metres to a point adjacent to the garage of Marsh Cottages at grid reference TM49237668.
Width : 10-12 feet.
24 FP Commencing at the junction with Byway 16 Frostenden and the parish boundary at grid reference TM 4852 8012 and proceeding in a southerly direction as a natural surface track in OS field parcel no. 4405 for a distance of 55 metres to join Footpath 8 Reydon at grid reference TM 4852 8007.
Width: A minimum of 3 metres and a maximum of 3.5 metres.
25 FP From OS grid reference TM49477657 on the Southwold/Reydon parish boundary running in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 10 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM49477658.
Width: 2.7 metres