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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Wickham Skeith Parish (Mid 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 Abbey Drift. Begins at end of Old Road-Daisy Green, to grid reference TM08636871 and proceeding in a west south westerly direction along a grass/stone track for some 126 metres then crossing a concrete muck pad and concrete farm track for some 30 metres then continuing as a cross field path in a south westerly direction for some 524 metres to the field edge then continuing in a north westerly direction along the field edge with a hedge to the west for some 96 metres then crossing into OS parcel No. 0031 to grid reference TM07966850; ends at Cotton boundary.
Width: From a point at grid reference TM08636871 to a point: 2.5 metres spanning the width of the track and 2.5 metres where the route crosses the concrete muck pad. From a point to a point at the field edge: 1.5 metres. From a point at the field edge to a point at grid reference TM07966850: 1.5 metres clear of boundary vegetation.
3 FP Commencing at grid reference TM07846931 at the parish boundary at a junction with Finningham Footpath No 11 and proceeding in a south south easterly direction along the western boundary of OS parcel no 0025 for some 113 metres to a junction with Cotton Footpath no 48 at the parish boundary at grid reference TM07876920.
Width: 1.5 metres running on levelled, consolidated and unobstructed ground.
4 FP Commences at junction of paths No. 5 and 6, through gateway and along side of meadow in north-westerly direction to Gislingham boundary west of Starhouse Farm.
5 FP Commences at junction of paths No. 6 and 4 south of Starhouse Farm and goes along northern side of ploughed field in easterly direction to Thornham Magna boundary.
6 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08377032 at the commencement of Thornham Magna Footpath No. 7 at the parish boundary and proceeding for a distance of some 112 metres first in a northerly direction passing to the east of the site of an old pond along the western edge of a grass field edge track then in a westerly direction around the northern edge of the old pond site and then continuing in a northerly direction along the grass field edge track to grid reference TM08357045; thence goes in northwesterly direction to corner of field and joins paths No. 4 and 5.
Width: TM08377032 - TM08357045: 1.5 metres on the western side of the grass track clear of boundary vegetation. TM08357045 - end: Undefined
7 FP Wickham Street Farm over footbridge across river, north-westerly across meadow, over stile into green lane, along land to ploughed field, turn right and follow grass verge of field to grid reference TM08597005 in OS parcel No. 6200 and proceeding across a ditch for some 4 metres in a northerly direction into OS parcel No. 7228 to the parish boundary to join Thornham Magna Footpath No. 7 at grid reference TM08597006.
Width: From grid referenceTM08597005 to grid referenceTM08597006: 1.5 metres.
Limitations: Footbridge at grid reference TM08597005.
8 FP Commencing at grid reference TM09076988 at the northern end of the U5208 road and proceeding in a north north westerly direction for some 222 metres along a track with a hedge to the east and an open field to the west then continuing along the track in a northerly direction for some 59 metres passing to the west of a pond to grid reference TM09037013; thence northwards to Thornham Magna parish boundary.
Width: From grid reference TM09076988 to grid reference TM09037013: The width of the track (minimum width 3.00 metres, maximum width 3.5 metres).
9 FP Sandfield. Commencing at grid reference TM10116966 on a grass track at the junction with Footpath No. 10 and the commencement of Footpath No. 31 and proceeding in a north north westerly direction along the grass track beside a tree lined ditch for some 160 metres to grid reference TM10026979; thence ends at Thornham Road south-west of The Grove.
Width: From grid reference TM10116966 to grid reference TM10026979: 1.5 metres on the north east side of the track clear of the ditch.
10 FP Birdshedge. Start at junction with No. 12 thence to a point at grid reference TM10116966 in OS parcel 0073. Recommencing from a point at grid reference TM10366978;
thence to Birdshedge Wood - Parish boundary.
11 FP Kissing Gate Path. Starts beside Hall Farm east end of The Green. Finish Stoke Ash boundary.
12 FP Starts behind Memorial Hall N.E.
Finish at junction of Nos. 9 and 10.
13 FP Hall Meadow. Starts at junction of Nos. 15 and 14 south east of St Andrew's Church.
Finish at Stoke Ash boundary.
15 FP Newland Path. Starts beside Hall gates eastwards.
Finishes at junction-end of third meadow junction of Nos. 13 and 14.
16 FP Wickham Skeith to Mendlesham. Commencing at grid reference TM10206817 from the C565 road and proceeding over a stile into OS parcel No. 3700 then following the western field boundary which adjoins a property known as `Waitaki` for some 186 metres then curving to the south west for some 11 metres to grid reference TM10186798; thence southwards. Finishes at Mendlesham Parish boundary north of Whitehouse Farm.
Width: From grid reference TM10206817 to grid reference TM10186798: 1.5 metres clear of boundary vegetation .
Limitations: Stile at grid reference TM10206817.
17 FP Great Heads Path. Starts with Hill Corner north-west of Mill Hill Farm.
21 FP Starts at Corner of Green south of Green Farm. Finishes Old Road east of Knoll Farm, width four feet.
22 BR Swan Lane. Starts at Cotton Lane. Finishes at Broadway north-west of The Green.
Wdith ten feet.
23 FP Starts at Finningham Road. Croft Meadow.
Finishes Cotton Lane opposite No. 22.
24 FP Scotchners Path.
Starts Daisy Green south of Knoll Farm; thence to a point at grid reference TM08666848 at Footpath No. 43.
25 FP Starts at Surwood Farm gate north-west to a point at grid reference TM09336826.
26 FP Bonds. Branch of No. 17
Starts junction of Big Bonds and Little Bonds.
Finishes Thwaite Road - Road meadow east of No. 16.
27 FP Swan Meadow. Starts at the junction with the C569 at Ordnance Survey grid reference TM09006977, progressing in a south south easterly direction to the east of The Old Swann House for 12 metres having a width of 1.2 metres to a point at Ordnance Survey grid reference TM09006976, changing to a south-easterly direction for 23.5 metres to a point at the boundary of The Old Swann House at Ordnance Survey grid reference TM09026975.
Finishes at junction of No. 22.
28 FP Starts at junction of No. 22 southwards.
Finishes - Daisy Green.
Width: Width 10 feet.
29 FP Commencing on Wickham Skeith-Finningham Road opposite Lower Eastlands Barn midway between Wickham Skeith Street and Keep Off Lane, through gateway and south-east along corner of ploughed field to gateway into Wickham Lane near refuse pit belonging to Hartismere Rural District Council.
30 FP Drift. Starts junction of No. 11 northern corner of St Andrew's Churchard. Finishes at junction of Nos. 13, 14 and 15.
31 FP Commencing at grid reference TM10116966 on a grass track at the junction with Footpath No. 10 and the commencement of Footpath No. 9 and proceeding in a south south easterly direction for some 121 metres along the grass track beside a tree lined ditch then continuing as a field edge path for some 20 metres to the junction with Footpath No. 11 at grid reference TM10206955.
Width - From grid reference TM10116966 to a point beside a tree lined ditch: 1.5 metres on the north east side of the track clear of the ditch. From a point beside a tree lined ditch to grid reference TM10206955: 1.5 metres clear of the ditch.
32 FP East end of No. 10 south of Birdshedge Grove southwards to junction of No. 11.
33 FP Commences at end of Rose Lane westwards to grid reference TM08896911 in OS parcel No. 6500
35 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08356895 at the southern end of the U5232 road and proceeding in a south south easterly direction along the metalled access road leading to Wickham Abbey Farm with a grassed area to the east and farm buildings to the west then continuing in a south south easterly direction along a concrete track running between two fields passing to the west of a farmhouse for some 224 metres to a concrete muck pad at the junction with Footpath No. 1 and the commencement point of Footpath No. grid reference TM08486866.
Width: 1.5 metres along the metalled access road on its eastern side, thence 3.00 metres spanning the width of the track.
36 FP The Entry.
37 BR Church Path.
38 FP Commencing at grid reference TM09296917 at the western end of the U5245 road (Rose Lane) and proceeding in a west south westerly direction for some 52 metres along a track with hedgerows to the north and the south to join Footpath No. 28 at grid reference TM09236916.
Width: 2.00 metres spanning the centre line of the track.
39 FP Commencing at grid reference TM09106980 from Wickham Street south of a ford and proceeding for some 58 metres in a northerly direction along the western boundary of a meadow, OS parcel No. 1382, between the boundary hedge and a post and barbed wire fence, crossing a bridge at grid reference TM09106983 and continuing between the hedge boundary and the fence to the corner of the meadow then down a bank to join the U5208 road at grid reference TM09096985.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of boundary vegetation.
Limitation: Bridge at grid reference TM09106983.
40 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08896911 in OS parcel No. 6500 at the termination point of Footpath No. 33 and proceeding along a field edge path in a westerly direction for some 70 metres
south of a hedge and ditch, curving around where the ditch widens after some 35 metres, to a point, then in a northerly direction for some 52 metres to the west of the hedge and ditch, to a point, then in a westerly direction for some 110 metres to the south of the hedge and ditch, to a point, then in a north westerly direction to the south west of the hedge and ditch for some 185 metres, to a point, then in a south westerly direction for some 10 metres and then north westerly for some 80 metres to the south west of the hedge and ditch to the U5225 road, to a point at grid reference TM08556936.
41 FP Commencing at grid reference TM07756890 at the termination point of new Footpath No. 52 Cotton at the parish boundary and proceeding in a south south easterly direction along the field edge with a hedge to the west for some 448 metres to the junction with the new route of Footpath No. 1, grid reference TM07976851.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of boundary vegetation.
42 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08486866 at the termination point of the route of Footpath No. 35 and at a junction with the new route of Footpath No. 1 and proceeding in a south south easterly direction along a concrete track with a muck pad to the east for a distance of some 18 metres then continuing along a grass/stone track running between two fields with a ditch to the west for some 178 metres to the termination point of Footpath No. 43 and the commencement point of Footpath No. 44, grid reference TM08516849.
Width: 2.5 metres spanning the width of the track.
43 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08666848 in OS parcel No. 0152 at the termination point of Footpath No. 24 and proceeding in a generally westerly direction along the field edge with a hedge to the north for some 140 metres then crossing a ditch into OS parcel No. 2847 to the termination point of Footpath No. 42 and the commencement point of Footpath No. 44 at grid reference TM08526849.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of boundary vegetation.
Limitation: Footbridge on Footpath No. 43 at grid reference TM08526849.
44 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08526849 in OS parcel No. 2847 at the termination point of Footpath Nos. 42 and 43 and proceeding along a grass/stone track in a south westerly direction with a hedge and ditch to the east for a distance of some 64 metres then continuing in a south easterly direction along the field edge with a hedge and ditch to the east for some 334 metres to the termination point of Footpath No. 45 and the commencement point of Footpath No. 46, grid reference TM08696819.
Width: 2.5 metres spanning the width of the track from a point at grid reference TM08526849 and proceeding for a distance of some 64 metres in a south westerly direction; then 1.5 metres clear of the ditch and boundary vegetation.
45 FP Commencing at grid reference TM09336826 in OS parcel No. 0152 at the termination point of
Footpath No. 25 and proceeding in a west south westerly direction along the field edge for some 52 metres to a point, then in a southerly direction for some 40 metres to a point, then in a generally westerly direction for some 265 metres to a point, then in a south south westerly direction for some 35 metres to a point, then in a west north westerly direction for some 62 metres to a point then in a south south westerly direction for some 60 metres to a point then crossing a field in a west north westerly direction for some 222 metres then crossing a ditch into OS parcel No. 2847 to the termination point of Footpath No. 44 and the commencement point of Footpath No. 46 at grid reference TM08696819.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of the ditch and boundary vegetation between a point at grid reference TM09336826 and a point 1.5m between a point and a point at grid reference TM08696819.
Limitation: Footbridge on Footpath No. 45 at grid reference TM08696819.
46 FP Commencing at grid reference TM08696819 in OS parcel No. 2847 at the termination points of Footpath Nos. 44 and 45 and proceeding in a south south westerly direction along the field edge with a hedge and ditch to the east for some 252 metres to grid reference TM08586797 then in an east south easterly direction along the field edge with a hedge and ditch to the north for some 120 metres then continuing around the field edge passing a pond and turning south south westerly with a hedge and ditch to the east for some 420 metres then continuing around the field edge passing a pond and turning in a westerly direction for some 107 metres to the commencement point of Footpath No. 53 Cotton at the parish boundary at grid reference TM08476752.
Width: 1.5 metres clear of the ditches and boundary vegetation.