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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Bacton Parish (Mid Suffolk, Suffolk)

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No. Type Description
1 FP From Haughley-Bacton Road to Bacton Green, thence to Bacton Hall, junction of paths Nos. 2 and 3.
1X BR From Haughley-Bacton Road to Bacton Green, thence to Bacton Hall, junction of paths Nos. 2 and 3.
1Y FP From Haughley-Bacton Road to Bacton Green, thence to Bacton Hall, junction of paths Nos. 2 and 3.
2 BR From Bacton Green to road at Cherry Tree Cottage (on Haughley-Bacton Road).
4 FP From a point on Earl's Green-Wyverstone Road in a south-westerly direction to grid reference TM03276665 and proceeding along a grass track in a west south westerly direction for some 278 metres to grid reference TM03006658, then to High Pastures (parish of Wyverstone) via Bacton Old Hall. The old tracks for the most part are ploughed up.
Width - Start - TM03276665: Undefined TM03276665 - TM03006658 3.00 metres spanning the centre line of the track and running on levelled, consolidated and unobstructed ground. TM03006658 - end: Undefined
5 FP Rectory Road to Earl's Green "The Avenue".
Commences near West Cottage (now known as West House) to grid reference TM03706644 in field parcel TM0366/0045 along the northern field edge for some 90 metres north eastwards then for some 5 metres over a ditch then for some 50 metres north east then north west for some 12 metres to grid reference TM03816652 in field parcel TM0366/7252; terminates at right angle bend of road at Earl's Green.
Width: Between grid references TM03706644 and TM03816652 a minimum width of 1.5 metres.
6 FP Rectory Road nearly opposite Mill House to Earl's Green.
7 FP From the Parish Hall in a northerly direction to the parish boundary with Wyverstone, south of Old Barn.
Width: Approximately 2 ft. wide.
8 FP From terminus of path No. 10 via Old Barn leading to Wyverstone parish boundary.
9 BR Parish Hall via Carr Lane to parish boundary Carr Plantation.
Width: Approximately 5 yds. wide.
10 FP Junction of Carr and Finningham Lanes to pond south of Old Barn at the junction of paths Nos. 7 & 8
Width: Approximately 2 ft. wide.
11 BR Junction of Finningham Lane and Carrs Lane via Finningham Lane to parish boundary leading to Ladywell Farm, Westhorpe.
13 FP From about 208 yards south-east of the road to Haughley, across railway to Brickway Field and Broad Road.
14 FP From a point at grid reference TM 0528 6717 running along the footway beside the school drive in a generally south-south-easterly direction for approximately 40 metres then in a generally easterly direction for approximately 20 metres to grid reference TM 0531 6713, continuing across railway to Ford's Green.
Width: Minimum width of 1.2 metres for first 60 metres.
15 BY Commencing from the southern end of the U5224 road, adjacent to the property known as "Walnut Tree Farmhouse" at grid reference 06176565, progressing in a generally southerly direction, down a gradual slope, along a grass lane, passing between field parcel number 0002 to the west and field parcel number 3376 to the east following along the western side of a hedgerow and drain, becoming a grass, hedge/tree lined sunken lane between drains, known as "Swilltub Lane" for approximately 80 metres to a point adjacent to the Cotton parish boundary at grid reference 06166557;
then changing to a generally south-south-westerly direction, up a gradual incline, continuing along a grass, hedge/tree lined sunken lane, between drains to pass through a copse, following along between a drain and field parcel number 0002 to the west and the Cotton parish boundary to the east for approximately 148 metres to a point adjacent to a pond at grid reference 06116543;
then curving generally in the same direction, through the copse, passing the eastern side of "Hundred Lane" at "Cotton Cross", continuing along a grass, hedge/tree lined sunken lane between drains, down a gradual slope, passing between field parcel number 0002 and 7500 to the west and the Cotton parish boundary and field parcel number 0003 to the east for approximately 270 metres to grid reference 06016518;
then changing to a generally southerly direction down a gradual slope, along a grass, hedge/tree lined sunken lane between drains, following along between a drain and field parcel number 7500 to the west and the Cotton parish boundary to the east, passing the eastern side of "Russells Hill Moat" to cross a drain, up a gradual incline to pass through a spinney for approximately 760 metres to join the northern side of the U4606 road on a bend at grid reference 05966443.
Width: As defined by the field boundary lines and also the Parish and field boundary lines on Ordnance Survey 1:2500 2nd Edition 1904 (Sheet No. 46/7) varying between 6 metres minimum and 25 metres maximum between grid references 06176565 and 05966443.
16 BY Commencing from a point in between two ponds at Byway 17 grid reference 05556533; and progressing in a generally easterly direction, up a gradual incline, continuing as a grass, hedge/tree lined sunken lane between drains, known as "Hundred Lane", passing between arable field parcel number 0002 to the north and arable field parcel number 7500 to the south, for approximately 523 metres to enter a spinney and join "Swilltub Lane" (Byway 15) at "Cotton Cross" at grid reference 06066537.
Width : As defined by the field boundary lines on Ordnance Survey 1:2500 2nd Edition 1904 (Sheet No. 46/7) varying between 8 metres minimum and 16 metres maximum between grid references 05556533 and 06066537.
17 FP From the western end of Byway 16 through Canhams Farm to Scotts Lane (Old Newton parish boundary) west of path No. 15.
18 FP Commences approximately 130 yards north-west of Cow Green on highway from Old Newton across railway to Bacton, runs west to grid reference TM04676597 in field parcel TM0465/0001 then generally south along the eastern field edge for some 220 metres, then turning by a pond, then by the field edge north westerly for some 110 metres, then generally south along the eastern field edge for some 160 metres, then in a generally westerly direction along the field edge by a spinney for some 100 metres to grid reference TM04306571 thence south to the junction of paths Nos. 19 & 21 at a small covert known as The Grove
Width: A minimum width of 1.5 metres between grid references TM04676597 and TM04306571
20 FP Kerry's Green junction of path No. 18, northwards to footpath No. 14. Kerry's Path.
21 FP Marked on map as Rowell Lane, but generally known as Duck's Eye Lane. Commences on highway from Haughley to Bacton approximately 400 yds. south-west of Green Farm, runs south-east and north-east to junction of paths Nos. 18 & 19 as small covert known as The Grove, it is continued by path No. 18.
22 FP Pulham's Farm westwards to small spinney thence southward to path No. 18 and Railway Cottage.
23 FP From Rectory Road north of Mill House in a south-easterly direction joining path No. 28, then north-east joining path No. 22 continuing north-west to Shop Green.
24 FP From Rowell Lane (generally known as Duck's Eye Lane) to grid reference TM04196550 then generally south along the eastern field edge of field parcel TM0465/0004 for some 372 metres to grid reference TM04016517; then to the parish boundary of Haughley and Old Newton, near Old Bells Farm.
Width: A minimum width of 1.5 metres between TM04196550 and TM04016517 otherwise approximately 5 ft. (cart-track).
28 FP From grid reference TM04676597 north for some 5 metres in field parcel TM0465/0001 then for some 20 metres into field parcel TM0465/6500 then into field parcel TM0466/6500 generally north along the eastern field edge for some 350 metres then curving generally north west to grid reference TM04686643 to meet footpath no. 23
Width: A minimum width of 1.5 metres.
29 BY Green Lane. Commences at the western end of Hundred Lane in a north-easterly direction for a distance of approximately 460 yds where it joins the Stowmarket-Redgrave Road B.1113.
31 FP From grid reference TM03046537 in field parcel TM0365/0147 along the field edge in a generally easterly direction for some 122 metres then generally north for some80 metres then west for some 50 metres then north for some 68 metres to join Bridleway no. 2 on the farm track at grid reference TM03176549 in field parcel TM0365/0147
Width: Minimum of 1.5 metres
32 FP From point in field parcel TM0365/4447 on a track at Bacton Green at grid reference TM03386556 generally north for some 18 metres over a ditch then into field parcel TM0365/0005 generally north north west for 506 metres then in the same direction for some 166 metres in field parcel TM0366/0055 onto a track then generally south west for some 30 metres then into field parcel TM0266/1421 for some 94 metres then generally north along the same track for some 410 metres to grid refreence TM02666640 to join Footpath No. 4 on a track.
Width: Minimum width 1.5 metres
33 FP Commencing at grid reference TM04806431 west of Green Cottage and proceeding in an easterly direction for some 28 metres to a point north of the garage adjacent to Green Cottage then in a northerly direction for some 188 metres to a ditch on the northern boundary of OS parcel No. 7844 then in a generally west north westerly direction on the southern side of the ditch for some 340 metres to the northern corner of the field adjacent to the railway line then in a southerly direction for some 6 metres to rejoin footpath No. 6 at the stile on the field boundary at grid reference TM04556458.
Width : 1.5 metres clear of the ditch
34 BY Commencing from the eastern side of the B1113 road at Cow Green at grid reference 05566552 and progressing in a generally southerly direction, down a gradual slope, along a grass hedge/tree lined sunken lane between drains, known as Hundred Lane passing between scrubland field parcel number 4838 to the west and arable field parcel number 0002 to the east for approximately 188 metres to a point in between two ponds to join Byway 16 at grid reference 05556533.
Width : as defined by the field boundary lines on ordnance survey 1:2500 2nd edition 1904 sheet no. 46/7 as varying between 5.5 metres minimum and 7.5 metres maximum between grid references 05566552 and 05556533.
35 FP Commencing at OS grid reference TM02626648 at the junction with FP 29 Wyverstone and proceeding along a surfaced track in a south-south-easterly direction for 89 metres to the junction with FPs 4 and 32 Bacton at OS grid reference TM02676640.
Width: 3 metres