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

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No. Type Description
1 FP Stowmarket Road — - — Elmswell Parish Boundary
Approx. 200 yds. E. of the Saffrons, in a northerly direction to grid reference TL97926262 and proceeding in a northerly direction for approximately 86 metres across the land behind the property known as Franwyne to grid reference TL97936271, then in an easterly direction for approximately 9 metres adjacent to and on the south side of a Leylandii hedge to grid reference TL97946271, then in a northerly direction for approximately 65 metres first through a gap in the Leylandii hedge and then adjacent to and on the eastern side of a security fence to grid reference TL97956277; thence continuing N. to the Elmswell Parish Bdy. immediately E. of the Brick Works.
Width: Start - 97926262: Undefined 97926262 - 97956277: 1.5 metres running on levelled, consolidated and unobstructed ground 97956277 end: Undefined
2 FP Stowmarket Road — - — Woolpit Heath
Approx. 330 yds. W. of Warren Lane junction S.E. to the northern boundary of the A45 trunk road. Path recommences on the southern boundary of the A45 trunk road and continues S.E. to Lawn Farm Road at Woolpit Heath.
3 FP Shelland Road — - — Drinkstone Road
Opp. the School and approx. 200 yds. S.E. of the Methodist Chapel, due S. to the Drinkstone Road, to a point 100 yds. E. of Green Farm.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed where path crosses fields
4 FP Woolpit Green — - — The Tostock Road
Commencing on the Drinkstone Road at Woolpit Green due N. for about two-thirds of its length, recommencing from housing development and continuing N.W. to the Tostock Road approx. 220 yds. S. of the Mill Lane junction.
5 FP Broomhill Lane — - — Drinkstone Parish Boundary
Approx. 30 yds. S. of Rag's Lane junction S.W. to the Drinkstone Parish Boundary.
6 FP Shetland Road — - — Rattlesden Parish Boundary
From Shetland Road in a generally S.W. direction to grid reference TL98726093 and proceeding in a westerly direction along a track on its northern side for approximately 190 metres to grid reference TL98536093, then continuing along the track on its western side in a southerly direction for approximately 250 metres to grid reference TL98536068 and continuing to grid reference TL98526059 and proceeding in a generally southerly direction along a track on its western side for approximately 294 metres to the parish boundary at grid reference TL98486030.
Width: 3ft. for first 407 yards; 1.5 metres between grid references TL98726093 and TL98536068; 1.5 metres between grid references TL98526059 and TL98486030.
7 FP Broomhill Lane — - — Bury-Woolpit Road
From Broomhill Lane at a point approx. 200 yds. S. of Woolpit Mill in an E. direction then north-easterly and south-easterly through housing development and then north-easterly for approximately 30 yards, then following the line of a new path provided for adjoining housing development for a distance of approximately 33 yards in a south-easterly direction to the Bury-Woolpit road at a point opp. Street Farm.
8 FP
Commencing at grid reference TL98686025 at the parish boundary at a junction with Rattlesden Footpath No 57 and proceeding in an east north easterly direction for approximately 157 metres along a track to join the existing route at grid reference TL98826032, continuing in a S.E. direction to Rattlesden Parish boundary at the S.E. corner of Great Wood.
Width: 3.0 metres between grid references TL98686025 and TL98826032.
9 FP Commencing on the southern side of the U4981 road at grid reference TL 98206248 and progressing along the western edge of a tarmacadam road in a generally southerly direction with the property known as "Swan Lake" to the west, and passing to the west of the old brickwork buildings for approximately 130 metres to grid reference TL 98206235, continuing in the same direction as a natural surface track along the western edge of meadowland and following the eastern side of a hedgerow for approximately 50 metres to grid reference TL 98206230; changing to a general south south-westerly direction as a natural surface track passing through a spinney up a slight incline for approximnately 20 metres to grid reference TL 98196228, continuing in the same direction on level ground across arable field parcel number 3600 for approximately 200 metres to a point adjacent to the north-eastern corner of the playing field (OS parcel number 011) at grid reference TL 98116210 and then continuing in the same direction as a natural surface track up a slight incline and along the top of a bank, on the western edge of arable field parcel number 3600, and following the eastern side of a hedgerow and the playing field (parcel number 0011) for approximately 85 metres to grid reference TL 98086202, then continuing in the same direction as a natural surface track along the western edge of arable field parcel number 3600 with meadowland field parcel number 0007 to the west for approximately 62 metres to the northern side of C436 road at grid reference TL 98056197.
Total distance approximately 547 metres.
Width: 98206248 - 98196228: minimum 1.8 metres 98196228 - 98116210: minimum 1.2 metres 98116210 - 98056197: minimum 1.8 metres
10 FP Commencing at grid reference TL99476037 at a junction with Rattlesden Footpath No 54 at the Rattlesden and Woolpit parish boundary and proceeding along a grass track adjacent to the parish boundary in a north easterly direction for approximately 80 metres to join Shelland Footpath No 14 at the Shelland and Woolpit parish boundary at grid reference TL99536041.
Width: 3.0 metres on a track on its southern side running on levelled, consolidated and unobstructed ground.