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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Rushmere St Andrew 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 Starts north of Humber Doucy Lane, continues through cultivated field to path No. 2 (see map 150) thence out to Crooked Lane.
2 FP (CLOB) This path is a continuation of paths 3 and 48. No stiles or obstructions. Thence out to Crooked Lane.
3 FP Starts at Rushmere Villa Road north-east side through a small grass meadow, thence continues north side of the allotments where it enters Crooked Lane.
Width: Wide enough for two people.
5 FP Maple Land Path. Starts north of Humber Doucy Lane through cultivated field to Tuddenham Lane, across lane through cultivated field over stile to path No. 9.
6 FP Maple Land Path. Starts north side of Humber Doucy Lane through two fields, first field stile missing, thence to Tuddenham Lane.
9 FP From the junction of paths Nos. 5 and 10 in a northerly direction for a distance of approximately 170 yards terminating at the parish boundary, 40 yards south of the railway.
10 FP Starts from path No. 9 continues through to open fields to the junction of paths 11 and 53.
11 FP No name. Runs through meadow and grazing land,connects path No. 10 with path No. 18.
12 FP Starts at railway crossing path No. 14 (stiles) through two meadows to parish boundary (Tuddenham).
14 FP Not known. Starts north side of railway bridge, through to path No. 13.
15 FP Commences at railway bridge northwards to River Finn.
Width: Wide enough for carts.
16 FP Aldercar Path. Starts from path No. 14 eastwards through semi-marshland to Playford parish boundary.
17 FP Known as Holly Hill Lane. From Rushmere Street over railway bridge.
Width 14 feet.
18 FP Name not known. Starts from Holly Hill railway bridge westwards to path No. 11.
19 BR Known as Holly Hill Lane. From Rushmere Street over railway bridge.
Width 14 feet.
21 FP Straight Path. From north side of Rushmere Street through cultivated land to Playford Parish boundary.
22 FP Popes Path. Commences east side of The Street through ploughed field to Falcon Inn.
23 FP Bent Lane. Footpath through to Woodbridge main road; continuing to OS grid TM20704503; recommencing at OS grid reference TM20724490 to TM20724488; recommencing at TM20754485 to Kesgrave parish boundary near Water Tower. Rushmere Heath to Water Tower.
24 FP Commencing west of the Sanatorium over the Mill River from Foxhall parish, continuing parallel with the Rushmere St. Andrew south-east parish boundary; southwards to the Purdis Farm parish boundary, in the direction of The Mount.
39 FP From Foxhall Road southwards for a distance of approximately 40 yards terminating at the Ipswich borough boundary.
Width varies.
40 FP Foxhall Road southwards.
Width 40 feet
43 FP Track to camping site.
Width varies.
45 FP From the junction of the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road opposite Bent Lane and Tolgate Cottages near junction of footpath No. 55 extending southwards crossing paths 57 and 59 to a point on the public open space access track north of Bixley Drive Rushmere St Andrew at O.S. grid reference TM20404428 and running in a generally southerly direction along the public open space access track for a distance of approximately 20 metres to a point at O.S. grid reference TM20404427, then running in a generally southerly direction for a distance of approximately 20 metres to a point on Bixley Drive Rushmere St Andrew at O.S. grid reference TM20404425. Recommencing at a point on Bixley Drive Rushmere St Andrew at O.S. grid reference TM20354421 to the junction of the northern end of the Bixley Farm Road.
Width: 3 metres from O.S. grid reference TM20404428 to TM20404427, then 5.5 metres to TM20404425.
46 FP Church Path. From The Street, St. Andrew's Church - Playford Road thence to the Woodbridge Road. Small diversion, by order, of 40 feet at a point west of Old Windmill.
Width 4 feet.
47 FP Church Path. From The Street, St. Andrew's Church - Playford Road thence to the Woodbridge Road. Small diversion, by order, of 40 feet at a point west of Old Windmill.
Width 4 feet.
48 FP Known as Church Lane. From The Street northwards through cultivated land to path No. 2.
Width 3 feet approximately.
50 FP Cross Path. Starts north-west of Holly Hill through cultivated lands to path no. 53.
51 BR Known as Holly Hill Lane. From Rushmere Street over railway bridge.
Width 14 feet.
52 BR This is a definite lane from Holly Hill to Whitehouse Farm, then from a point at the entrance to the property known as The Red Barn, Lamberts Lane, Rushmere St Andrew, at OS grid reference TM19634670 running in a generally north north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 5 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634671 and then continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 20 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634673 and continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 10 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634674 and continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 30 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634676 and then in a generally west north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 15 metres to OS grid reference TM19614677, then continuing to junction with paths Nos. 10 and 11.
Width: between 12 and 14 feet; except 4 metres between TM19634670 and TM19634671, then tapering to 3 metres at TM19634673, then increasing to 4 metres at TM19634674, then 4 metres from TM19634674 to TM19614677 except at point TM19634676 where the path widens to provide a splay of 6 metres at the corner point.
53 BR This is a definite lane from Holly Hill to Whitehouse Farm, then from a point at the entrance to the property known as The Red Barn, Lamberts Lane, Rushmere St Andrew, at OS grid reference TM19634670 running in a generally north north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 5 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634671 and then continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 20 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634673 and continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 10 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634674 and continuing generally northerly for a distance of approximately 30 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM19634676 and then in a generally west north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 15 metres to OS grid reference TM19614677, then continuing to junction with paths Nos. 10 and 11.
Width: between 12 and 14 feet; except 4 metres between TM19634670 and TM19634671, then tapering to 3 metres at TM19634673, then increasing to 4 metres at TM19634674, then 4 metres from TM19634674 to TM19614677 except at point TM19634676 where the path widens to provide a splay of 6 metres at the corner point.
53A BR Everett's Farm Road. From Whitehouse Farm to Zig-Zag Lane.
54 FP Commencing on the south side of the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road opposite path No. 46 proceeding in a south-easterly direction across Rushmere Common to junction of path No. 45.
55 FP Commencing at the north-eastern corner of Rushmere Common on the south side of the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road, opposite Bent Lane and Tolgate Cottages; proceeding in a south-westerly direction via paths Nos. 54, 56, 57, 60 and 61 to the Ipswich Borough boundary, being a continuation of the footpath to Heath Road.
56 FP Commencing on the south side of the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road about 130 yards east of parish boundary extending south-easterly across Rushmere Common to junction of paths 57 and 55.
57 FP Commencing on the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road at junction of private road to Golf Club, proceeding south-easterly across Rushmere Common to junction of paths 55 and 56, continuing via north-east end of path No. 58 thence south-east to the south-east corner of Rushmere Common joining up with the track near the Water Tower.
58 FP Commencing about half-way between paths 45 and 55 on the Golf Course, branching off to 57 and extending south-west to the Artillery Ground to the junction of path No. 60.
59 FP Branching off path No. 45 at the south-east of Rushmere Common extending west across the Artillery Ground to the Ipswich Borough boundary and continuing to Heath Road.
60 FP Commencing near the Golf Club and extending south-east across path No. 55 and continuing to junction of path No. 58, thence south to junction of path No. 59.
61 FP Branching off path No. 62 near the Golf Club, south of path No. 60 extending southwards to the junction of path No. 55 forming a short connecting link.
62 FP Commencing at the Ipswich Borough boundary on the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road extending southwards parallel with parish and borough boundary and adjoining the private road to the Golf Club via paths Nos. 60 and 61 to the parish boundary, continuing in the borough to Heath Road.
65 FP From a point adjacent to the northern end of Hardwick Close Rushmere St. Andrew in a generally northerly direction through O.S. 2329 and alongside the western and northern boundaries of O.S. 3653 for a distance of approximately 750 metres to a point in the northernmost corner of O.S. 3653 at its junction with footpath No. 45 Rushmere St. Andrew.
Width of 1.2 metres.
66 FP Commencing on the track leading to Rushmere common off Brendon Drive at the junction with Foxhall Footpath No.53 and proceeding in a westerly direction for 15 metres, passing the southern end of Footpath No.23; continuing for a further 190 metres to join Footpath No.57.
Width: 3 metres
67 FP Commencing at its junction with the southern extent of the adopted footpath at O.S. British National Grid Reference OSBNGR 620,027mE 242,999mN and proceeding in a south-south-westerly direction between the property fence lines of Nos' 7 and 9 Salehurst Road for a distance of 78 metres to the junction with Public Footpath No. 7 Purdis Farm at the parish boundary at OSBNGR 620,011mE 242,922mN. (Total distance 78 metres.)
Width: Varying between 1.0 and 1.5 metres
68 FP Commencing at OS grid reference TM21014418 at a junction with Footpath No 5 Foxhall passing between staggered barriers and running in an irregular but generally westerly direction crossing the Mill Stream on a boardwalk and for a distance of approximately 60 metres; then running on a boardwalk for a distance of approximately 35 metres to pass between staggered barriers at OS grid reference TM20924417.
Width: 1.5 metres
69 FP Commencing at OS grid reference TM20934416 and running in an irregular but generally south south easterly direction for a distance of approximately 135 metres to a junction with Footpath No 70 at OS grid reference TM21014405; then continuing in an irregular but generally southerly direction for a distance of approximately 40 metres to a point at OS grid reference TM21014402.
Width: 1.5 metres
70 FP Commencing at a junction with Footpath No 69 at OS grid reference TM21014405 and running in an irregular but generally north easterly direction for approximately 20 metres; then continuing on a boardwalk for approximately 60 metres to a junction with Footpath No 5 Foxhall at OS grid reference TM21074410.
Width: 1.5 metres except for boardwalk section. Boardwalk section width: 1.2 metres.