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

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No. Type Description
1 FP Fox and Hounds — - — Bury Road
W. from Main Road along N. side of ditch to river over concrete bridge then S.W. to N.W. corner of Bridge close Plantation along W. side of Plantation to join Bury Road at S.W. corner.
2 FP Footbridge on Path 1 — - — N.E. Corner of Pakenham Wood at Parish Boundary
W. to S. of Tumulas along S. side of Basin Plantation and on along S. side of hedge to Thurston Parish Bdy. Crosses into Thurston Parish until Packway Lane is reached then re-appears in Norton Parish and continues N.W. along W. side of Pakenham Wood around W. side of Wood House then N. to cross Bdy at corner of wood.
3 FP Hawes Lane — - — Thurston Parish Boundary
Due W. to river, over footbridge then S.W. over grassland to Bdy. Right of Way to Orchard
4 FP Lower Road U.109 — - — Tostock Parish Bdy
W. along Sweethill Lane, footbridge over dyke to Parish Bdy. at River.
Limitations: No footbridge.
5 FP Woolpit Road — - — Lower Road
S.W. along side of field from a point on Woolpit Road 300 yds. S. of the Baptist Chapel to point in Lower Road 100 yds. S. of Sweet Hill Lane.
6 FP Woolpit Road — - — Tostock Parish Boundary S.W. to Arch Farm
W. along farm road to farm then S. to boundary at river.
7 FP Ashfield Road - Elmswell Parish Boundary
S.E from bend S. of S.A. Barracks the N. side of Norton Hall to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL96836546 and proceeding in a north easterly direction across a verge for approximately 9 metres with the south eastern edge of the footpath being 4 metres from the end of a ditch to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL96846547 then in a south easterly direction along the field boundary with the south western edge of the footpath commencing 1 metre from the brow of the ditch for approximately 44 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL96886544 then in an easterly and then east north easterly direction along the field boundary with the southern edge of the footpath commencing 1 metre from the brow of the ditch for approximately 283 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97146551 then in a south south easterly direction into the adjacent field parcel and then in a south south westerly direction for approximately 12 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97146550 then in a south south easterly direction for approximately 10 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97156549 then continuing in a south south easterly direction with the western edge of the footpath commencing 1 metre from the building and 1 metre from the boundary fence for approximately 28 metres to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97166546 then on to Cold Water Hall W. along lane then across ploughed field over shallow ditch where bridge is missing, then on to grid reference TL98096454; thence generally south south east for some 44 metres to the Norton parish boundary.
Width: From Ordnance Survey grid reference TL96836546 to Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97166546: 1.5 metres From grid reference TL98096454 to the Norton parish boundary: a minimum width of 1.5 metres
Limitations: No footbridge. Ploughed up where path crosses arable land.
8 FP Ashfield Road — - — Path No. 7
Due S. from road 400 yds. W. of Saunders Lane, along grass path beside ploughed field to join the lane 200 yds. Norton Hall side of Ashfield Road.
9 FP Church Lane — - — The Common
S.W. from point near N. end of Church Lane over 3 styles and 2 footbridges to the Common just N. of S.A. Barracks in Ashfield Road.
10 FP THE STREET — - — F.P. NO. 11
Due north to OS grid reference TL95886586 and proceeding in an easterly direction across a bridge for 3 metres to OS grid reference TL95906585; then proceeding in a northerly direction along a field edge for 133 metres to OS grid reference TL95906599; then in a westerly direction for 8 metres to OS grid reference TL95896599; through meadows over footbridge and 5 styles, turns N.E. (but "leg" continues due N. to join path no. 11) and joins F.P. No. 11 at footbridge.
Width: 1.2 metres at footbridge at OS grid reference TL95886586; otherwise 2 metres between OS grid reference TL95886586 and TL95896599.
11 FP Ixworth Road — - — N.end of Church Lane
Commencing on Ixworth Road approximately 30 metres south of ┬┐Brookside┬┐ grid reference TL95626642 and running in an easterly direction for approximately 20 metres and then in a northerly direction for approximately 25 metres to TL97636644; thence E. through meadows joins path 10 for short distance then on along N. bank of stream to join N. end of Church Lane.
Width: TL95626642 - TL97636644: minimum 1.5 metres TL97636644 - end: Undefined
12 FP Path No. 15 — - — Path No.11
West from path No. 15 past Hall's Farm then S. to Path No. 11.
13 RB Street Farm — - St Andrews Church Gate
Along Church Lane from N. of the farm to S. gate of Church.
14 BY Commencing at the Thurston parish boundary at Grid Reference 9454 6591 and progressing as a grass track in a generally north-easterly direction down a gradual slope, through arable field parcel No 6600 for approximately 185 metres to Grid Reference 9468 6604, then changing to a northerly direction for approximately 20 metres to the southern side of the C559 road at Grid Reference 9468 6606.
Width: minimum 4 metres and maximum 9 metres
15 FP S.W. Corner of O.S. Field No. 1632 — - — Stowlangtoft Parish Boundary
Commences at the south-westerly corner of O.S. Field No. 1632 and runs in a north-easterly direction along the western boundary of that field for approximately 100 metres and then in an easterly direction for approximately 15 metres, continuing in a N. direction skirting the rectory on the W. side to Path No. 12 and then N. to Stowlangtoft Parish Boundary.
Width: 1.2 metres for first 115 metres.
16 FP Path No. 15 — - — Hunston Parish Boundary
From Path No. 15 E. to Nine Acre Wood into Stowlangtoft Parish, starting again at a point on the boundary near to S.E. corner of nine Acre Wood and continuing E. along S. boundary of Bush covert to Hunston Parish Boundary. This path has a short spur leading N.E. from the S.E. corner of Bush covert to Stowlangtoft parish boundary.
17 FP Path No. 16 — - — Norton Little Green
From path No. 16 approx. 400 yds. E. of Bush covert S. and E. to the Norton Little Green road 300 yds. approx. W. of Hill Farm.
18 FP Church — - — Norton Green Road
From St Andrews Church entrance in a N.E. and E. direction to the Norton Green Road approx. 300 yds. N.E. of the Three Horse Shoes P.H.
19 FP Norton-Gt.Ashfield — - — Elmswell Parish Bdy.
From the Norton-Gt. Ashfield Road at a point approx. 120 yds. E. of Norton Lt. Green Smithy in a S. direction.
20 FP From path No. 7 near to Norton Hall in an E. direction.
21 FP PathNo. 20 — - — North Lt.Green
From path No. 20 at a point approx. 400 yds. E. of Norton Hall in a N.E.direction.
to grid reference TL97496616 in OS parcel no. 6200 and proceeding along the field boundary in a westerly direction for some 61 metres with a ditch to the south to grid reference TL97436615 then in a northerly direction for some 130 metres with a ditch to the west passing to the east of a pond to grid reference TL97446628 then in an easterly direction for some 30 metres with a ditch to the north to the junction with new footpath no. 27 at grid reference TL97476628; thence to Norton Lt. Green.
Width: Start - 97496616: 97496616 - 97476628: 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch 97476628 - end: Undefined
22 FP From the Norton-Gt. Ashfield Road at a point approx. 200 yds. E. of the Three Horse Shoes P.H. E. through Oak Tree Farm. Thence commencing at grid reference TL97466601 at the junction with footpath no. 21 in OS parcel no. 6200 and proceeding in an easterly direction along the field boundary for some 173 metres with a ditch to the south to grid reference TL97636599 then in a south easterly direction for some 49 metres then crossing a ditch at grid reference TL97666595 to the junction with footpath no. 29 then in an easterly direction for some 38 metres to grid reference TL97706595; thence E. to Path No. 20.
Width: Start - 97466601: Undefined 97466601 - 97706595: 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch where applicable 97706595 - end: Undefined
23 FP Norton-Elmswell Road — - — Path No. 7
From the Norton-Elmswell Road along the N. side of the railway and then in a N.E. direction through Norton Wood and then to Path No. 7.
24 FP Norton-Elmswell Rd — - — Norton-Ashfield Road
From Norton Elmswell Road using entrance to Crawley Hall Farm and then in a N. direction to the Norton Ashfield Road at a point approx. 240 yds. E. of Street Farm.
25 FP Path No. 24 — - — Path No. 23
From path No. 24 skirting Crawley Hall farm on the N. side continuing in an E. direction to a point near some buildings then S.E. through Norton Wood to Path No. 23.
26 BR Commencing at the junction with Pakenham BR 19 at the parish boundary at Ordnance Survey British National Grid (OSBNGR) 594,312mE266,440mN and progressing along a track , hedged on the northern boundary and adjacent to the Thurston parish boundary to the south, for 52 metres and joining FP2 at OSBNGR 594,355mE266,467mN and continuing, for 33 metres and joining FP20 at OSBNGR 594,388mE266,470mN; changing to a north easterly direction, leaving the parish boundary and continuing, with ditch and hedge on eastern boundary for 343 metres and crossing a ditch at OSBNGR 594,604mE266,735mN; continuing for 171 metres and joining the Pakenham parish boundary at 594,714mE266,865mN; changing to a north north easterly direction and continuing, adjacent to the parish boundary, for 254 metres to a point at OSBNGR 594,810mE267,098mN; changing to a north easterly direction and continuing for 212 metres and crossing the Black Bourn river at OSBNGR 594,987mE267,211mN; leaving the parish boundary and changing to a east north easterly direction and continuing between hedges for 70 metres to OSBNGR 595,056mE267,225mN; changing to a north easterly direction and continuing across a field for 303 metres and joining the A1088 at OSBNGR 595,312mE267,384mN .
Width: As shown by the field and parish boundaries on O.S. sheet 45/02 Scale 1:2500 1884 edition, varying between a minimum of 2.5 metres and a maximum of 4.5 metres between OSBNGR 594,312mE266,440mN and OSBNGR 594,388mE266,470mN; 2.74 metres between OSBNGR 594
26Q FP
27 FP Commencing at grid reference TL97496641 from the U5943 road at Norton Little Green and proceeding in a south westerly direction for some 22 metres along a metalled access road to grid reference TL97476640 then leaving the road and continuing in a southerly direction for some 71 metres with a hedge and ditch to the west and an area of scrub land to the east first down a slope then on level ground to grid reference TL97506633 then crossing a ditch into OS parcel no. 6200 then in a west south westerly direction for some 14 metres then in a southerly direction following the field boundary with a ditch to the west from some 30 metres then continuing to follow the field boundary for some 10 metres as it curves to the west to the junction with the new termination point of footpath no. 21 at grid reference TL97476628.
Width: TL97496641 - TL97476640: 1.5 metres on metalled access road on eastern side TL97476640 - TL97476628: 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch and boundary vegetation
Limitations: TL9750 6633: footbridge
28 FP commencing at grid reference TL97446585 at the junction with footpath no. 21 and proceeding in a north westerly direction along a field boundary with a ditch to the west for some 208 metres to the junction with footpath no. 22 at grid reference TL97336602 east of Oak Tree Farm.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of the rim of the ditch
29 FP Commencing at grid reference TL97666595 at the junction with the new route of footpath no. 22 and proceeding in a southerly direction along the field boundary with a ditch to the west for some 171.5 metres to the junction with footpath no. 20 at grid reference TL97666577.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of the rim of the ditch
30 FP Commencing at grid reference TL98056633 in OS parcel no. 3021 at the new termination point of footpath no. 19 and proceeding in a west south westerly direction along a field boundary with a ditch and hedge to the north for some 106 metres to grid reference TL97956629 then in a southerly direction along a field boundary for some 246 metres with a ditch and hedge to the west to point adjacent to a site known as 'The Mount' grid reference TL97976605 then in a westerly direction along a field boundary with a ditch and hedge to the north for some 50 metres to grid reference TL97916604 then in a southerly direction along a field boundary with a ditch and hedge to the west for some 78 metres to the new termination point of footpath no. 22 at grid reference TL97916597.
Width - 1.5 metres clear of the rim of the ditch.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of the rim of the ditch
31 FP Commencing at grid reference TL97746581 at the junction with footpath no. 20 and proceeding in a south easterly direction along a tree lined grass path forming the boundary between two fields for some 808 metres to grid reference TL98356526 then in a north easterly direction along a field boundary with a ditch to the south east for some 163 metres to the junction with new footpath no. 32 at grid reference TL98456539.
Width: TL97746581 - TL98356526: 2 metres along north eastern side of grass path clear of base of trees TL98356526 - TL98456539: 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch
32 FP Commencing at grid reference TL98726612 from the U5946 road (Hardings Lane) and proceeding in a south westerly direction along a metalled access road (also known as Hardings Lane) leading to Hardings Farm for some 372 metres to grid reference TL98466586 adjacent to the driveway of a residential farm property then in a south south easterly direction for some 37 metres towards the north eastern corner of a farm building to grid reference TL98476583 then in a southerly direction for some 61 metres with a farm building to the west and a line of trees to the east to grid reference TL98476576 then in a south easterly direction along a farm track passing to the west of a concrete pad for some 194 metres to grid reference TL98626564 then in a south westerly direction for some 42 metres as a cross field path before continuing as a field edge path with a hedge and ditch to the north west for some 260 metres to grid reference TL98376547 then in a south easterly direction following a path forming the boundary between two fields for some 122 metres to grid reference TL98456539 then continuing as a field edge path with a ditch to the south for some 244 metres to grid reference TL98616520 adjacent to a pond then in a south westerly direction with a ditch to the north west for some 64 metres to grid reference TL98566816 then in a south easterly direction with a ditch to the south west for some 58 metres to the junction with Elmswell Footpath No. 1 at the parish boundary at grid reference TL98606512.
Width - 4.00 metres on the metalled access road between points 'S' - 'T' (TL98726612 - 98466586)
— 1.5 metres between points 'T' - 'U' (TL98466586 - 98476583)
— 1.5 metres spanning the centre line between the farm building and the trees between points
— 'U' - 'V' (TL98476583 - 98476576)
— 4.00 metres on the track between points 'V' - 'W' (TL98476576 - 98626564)
— 1.5 metres between points 'W' - 'X' - 'R' - 'Y' - 'Z' - 'Zi' clear of the rim of the ditch where
— applicable. (TL98626564 - 98376547 - 98456539 - 98616520 - 98566816 - 98606512)
Width: TL98726612 - TL98466586: 4.00 metres on metalled access road TL98466586 - TL98476583: 1.5 metres TL98476583 - TL98476576: 1.5 metres spanning centre line between farm building and trees TL98476576 - TL98626564: 4.00 metres on track TL98626564 - TL9
33 BY Commencing at the junction of the U5947/RUPP13 at Ordnance Survey British National Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 569,215mE266,207Mn and progressing in a generally easterly direction for 130 metres; changing to an east south easterly direction and continuing for 533 metres, passing an oak tree on the southern boundary at OSBNGR 596,820mE266,016mN; continuing for 111 metres and joining the U5943 at OSBNGR 596,926mE265,987mN with Rose Cottage on the northern boundary.
Width: varying between a minimum of 3 metres and a maximum of 10 metres.
34 FP Commencing at Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97536687 at the Hunston and Norton parish boundary at a junction with Hunston Public Footpath No 16 and proceeding in a south easterly direction along a field boundary adjacent to the parish boundary for some 298 metres then in an easterly direction for some 2 metres to a junction with Hunston Public Footpath No 9 adjacent to the parish boundary at Ordnance Survey grid reference TL97746666.
Width ┬┐ 1.5 metres
35 FP Commencing at Ordnance Survey grid reference TL9777964925 at a junction with Norton Public Footpath No 7 and proceeding along a track in a north easterly direction for approximately 656 metres to a field boundary at Ordnance Survey grid reference TL9834265261 then continuing in a north easterly direction for approximately 2 metres to a junction with Norton Public Footpath No 31 at Ordnance Survey grid reference TL9834465262.
Width: 2 metres spanning the centre line of the track