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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Bury St Edmunds Parish (West 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 BR Tollgate Lane — Newmarket Road
From the west end of Tollgate Lane, in a W. direction for approx. 150 yds., then S.W. crossing railway line by level crossing, to Newmarket road at a point W. of the Barracks.
2 FP Path No.1 — St Olaves Road
From where Path No.1 turns S.W. in a W. direction to grid reference 84186562; thence following an unadopted footway on the south side of the Newbury Community Centre in a South West direction for approximately 60 metres to the North East side of the footway on St Olaves Road at grid reference 84146559.
Width: Start - 84186562: Undefined 84186562 - 84146559: 1.8 metres
4 FP Klondyke — Path No.1
From approx. 250 yds W of the road junction of Northgate Avenue and Avenue Approach, in a S direction for approx. 190 metres to Northgate Iron Works then W to Path No.1 at a point approx. 12 yds S of Path No.3.
Width: F.P. 15 feet
4X RB Klondyke — Path No.1
From approx. 250 yds W of the road junction of Northgate Avenue and Avenue Approach, in a S direction for approx. 190 metres to Northgate Iron Works then W to Path No.1 at a point approx. 12 yds S of Path No.3.
Width: F.P. 15 feet
5 BY i Fornham Road — Northgate Avenue
From approx. 25 yds N of the Railway Bridge, N.W. for 250 yds approx. to Northgate Ave.
5X FP ii Fornham Road — Path No.4
From Fornham Road S.W. and W. to join Path No.4 at Northgate Works.
Width: 8 feet for 263 metres east from junction with Path No.4
6 FP Mildenhall Road — Fornham All Saints Parish Boundary
Commences at a stile approx. 100 yds. N. of the old Maltings and proceeds in a N.E. direction to g/r 84856642, thence runs North North West for approximately 29 metres at a minimum clear width of 1.5 metres from the rim of a ditch then turns North East for approximately 148 metres between the rim of a ditch and hedgerow vegetation to g/r 84966653 on the West bank of the River Lark; then N. along W. side of river to Fornham All Saints Parish Boundary
Width: Start - 84856642: Undefined 84856642 - 84966653: minimum 1.5 metres 84966653 - end: Undefined
7 FP i Westley Road — Ridley Road
From approx. 200 yds. W. of Gainsborough Road to the W. of house No. 114, in a N.N.W. direction for approx. 100 yds. then W. to a point at the rear of the property known as Linden House and running north for approx. 82 feet and then continuing north-west for approx, 68 feet to a point approx. 20 feet from the curtilage of No.75 Ridley Road.
ii Oliver Road — Westley Parish Boundary
From Oliver Road west to Westley Parish Boundary
Width: 6 feet for approximately the last 150 feet.
8 FP Westley Road — Boyne Road
From approx. 70 yds. E. of Highbury Crescent, in a S. direction, crossing Westbury Ave., and Priors Ave. to the N. end of Boyne Road.
9 FP St. Andrews Street (S) — Castle Road
From approx. 200 yds. S. of Kings Road in a W. direction for approx. 150 yds. then N. for a few yds. W. again for another 150 yds. then N. to the E. end of Castle Road.
9X FP St. Andrews Street (S) — Castle Road
From approx. 200 yds. S. of Kings Road in a W. direction for approx. 150 yds. then N. for a few yds. W. again for another 150 yds. then N. to the E. end of Castle Road.
10 BR A public bridleway starting on the north side of Eastgate St, at OS grid reference TL86096462 and running in a north north westerly direction for 75 metres to OS grid reference TL86066469.
Width: 3 metres throughout
10X FP Path commences at a point 217 yards south of the Bury St Edmunds - Stowmarket railway line and extends northwards to a point 108 yards south of the railway line.
11 FP Rougham Road — Rushbrook Lane
From opp. Shakers Lane, in a S.E. direction to the paddock of the premises known as "Far End", then running south-westwards for a distance of approx. 445 feet to Rushbrook Lane.
Width: Approx. 5 feet for last 445 feet
Limitations or conditions: Subject to being ploughed (except for last 445 feet)
13 BR From Bridleway 34 Rougham, then N.N.E along cart road and passing W. of farm buildings to path leading to Eldo Cottages, where it crosses into Rougham parish for approx. 400 yds. and then crosses back into the borough continuing N.N.W. along cart road to Mount Road.
14 BR Rougham Road — Vinefields (Eastgate St)
From approx. 10 yards E. of the River Bridge, in a N.E. direction for approx. 110 metres then alongside the north-east bank of the River Lark for approx. 796 metres, turning at right angles in a north-easterly direction along the south-eastern boundary of St James' School to a point at OS grid reference TL TL 85976429 and proceeding in an easterly direction for 10 metres, then in a northerly direction for 10 metres to the southern end of a turning circle at a point at OS grid reference TL 85986430; thence on to the eastern corner of the School Site.
From approx. 10 yards E. of the River Bridge, in a N.E. direction for approx. 110 metres then alongside the north-east bank of the River Lark for approx. 796 metres, turning at right angles in a north-easterly direction along the south-eastern boundary of St James' School to the eastern corner of the School Site.
15 FP St Botolphs Lane — Rougham Road
From approx. 100 yds. S of the junction with Raingate Street and Bakers Lane running north-east for a distance of approximately 220 feet and then continuing generally south-south east for a distance of approximately 1230 feet to Rougham Road approx. 250 yds west of Southgate Bridge.
Width: Approximately 5 feet.
16 FP St Botolphs Lane — Rougham Road
From approx. 100 yds. S. of the junct. with Raingate Street and Bakers Lane, due S. to an old turnstile gate with brick arch on the Rougham Road, approx. 50 yds. E. of Southgate Street.
17 FP Southgate Street — Hardwick Lane
From approx. 175 yds. N.W. of Southgate Green S.W. to Footpath 18 at Ordnance Survey map reference TL85856330.
Then S. to Hardwick Lane, at a point approx. 125 yds. N. of the Private Road to Hardwick Farm.
17X RB Southgate Street — Hardwick Lane
From approx. 175 yds. N.W. of Southgate Green S.W. to Footpath 18 at Ordnance Survey map reference TL85856330.
Then S. to Hardwick Lane, at a point approx. 125 yds. N. of the Private Road to Hardwick Farm.
18 FP Friars Lane — Hardwick Lane
From the S. end of Friars Lane, S. across bridge and for approx. 100 yds. then S.E. to Hardwick Lane at a point approx. 100 yds. W. of its junction with Southgate Street.
Limitations or conditions: Liable to winter flooding
20 FP Path No. 18 — Path No. 19
From approx. 120 yds. S. of Friars Lane at a K.G. in a S.W. direction to Path No.19 at a K.G.
Limitations or conditions: Liable to winter flooding
21 BR Hardwick Lane — Hardwick Parish Boundary
From the E side of the Lodge, in a S.S.E. direction to Path No. 22 then in a southerly and south westerly direction for 127 metres, then in a south easterly direction for 42 metres, then in a southerly direction for 110 metres to the Parish Boundary.
Width: Minimum width 8 ft for last 279 metres.
22 FP Hardwick Lane — Path No.21
From opp. Path No. 19 in a S. direction to grid ref. 8519/6258 then continuing for approximately 19 metres then turning South for approximately 8 metres and running along the South side of a fence in a East South East direction for approximately 125 metres clear of the fence to point approximately 7 metres South of grid ref. 8532/6253.
Width: 410 feet: Undefined Next 30 ft.: Approx. 5 feet South turn - end: Minimum width of 1.2 metres
24 FP Barons Road — Hardwick Lane
From Barons Road, at its northerly end to Hardwick Lane at its southerly end, total length of 330 feet.
Width: Varying width (from northerly end firstly 7 feet then 8 feet then 10 feet then 9 feet and then 8 feet) measured from hedge where such exists and for remainder from close boarded fence on western side.
25 FP Mildenhall Road — Rosemary Road
From the junction with Mildenhall Road (A1101) in a south-westerly direction for a distance of approximately 72 yards.
Width: Approx. 10 feet.
26 BR Commencing at Grid Reference 86386241 on the western sid"e of Nowton Road (C684) and proceeding in a west-south-westerly direction between a belt of 6 trees to the north and the properties known as Breckey Ley House, Breckey Ley Lodge, and Oak Tree Cottage to the south for a distance of approximately 310 metres to Grid Reference 86106226; then proceeding as a natural surface track known as Oldtown Lane in a generally west south-westerly direction with a spinney to the north and Nowton Parish boundary to the south, passing along the northern side of the access road to Hardwick Middle School for approximately 130 metres to Grid Reference 85976223; continuing over a grassed area in field parcel no 7000 then taking the form of a natural surface track alongside the southern boundaries of the properties of a housing estate to the north, with Hardwick Middle School to the south, continuing alongside the southern boundaries of the properties of the housing estate along the northern edge of field parcel no. 7000 for approximately 310 metres to Nowton bridleway 8 at Grid Reference 85686217.
Width: 1.5 metres measured from the parish boundary between Grid References 86106226 and 85976223; 3 metres for the remainder, measured from the northern boundary of field parcel no 7000.
Limitation: Subject to a fence and 1.53 metre wide bridleway gate at Grid Reference 86036224 and at Grid Reference 85836218
27 BR Commencing at Nowton Bridleway 9 at Grid Reference 85616217 and proceeding in a generally north-westerly direction between 71 and 73 Home Farm Lane for approximately 25 metres to point at the southern side of Home Farm Lane at Grid Reference 85596219.
Width: 3 metres centrally between 71 and 73 Home Farm Lane.
28 BR Commences on the northern side of Chapel Pond Hill at grid referenceTL86638 65427 and proceeds in a north north easterly direction outside and running parallel to the western boundary fence of B.D. Systems for 68 metres,then crossing the balancing resevoir and through an earth bund for 14metres, thence north eastwards for 6metres to the highway boundary of the A143 at grid referenceTL86688 65500.
Width: Chapel Pond Hill - balancing reservoir: 4 metres balancing reservoir - end: 3 metres
Limitations: Chapel Pond Hill TL86638 65427: Bollard
32 FP Commencing at the junction with BR 21 at grid reference TL 8533062512 and proceeding as a grass path in a southeasterly direction for 32 metres; then changing to an east southeasterly direction over a concrete pad; then passing between a pond and the corner boundary of Hardwick Park and continuing as a grass path parallel with the boundary fence for 250 metres; then as a metalled path for 3 metres to a wheelchair kissing gate at grid reference TL 8559062406; then as a grass path once again in a south southwesterly direction for 60 metres to the adopted footway of Hardwick Park Gardens at grid reference TL 8556062358.
Width: 1.5 metres
Limitations: Wheelchair kissing gate at grid reference TL 8559062406.
33 BR A public bridleway commencing at the west side of Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds at Ordnance Survey Map Reference TL84976562 then in a west south west direction for 231 metres to Ordnance Survey Map Reference TL84746555 at the junction with Public Footpath No4 where the way turns west for 293 metres to terminate at the east side of Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds at Ordnance Survey Map Reference TL84456447
Width: 3 metres to be recorded along the centre line of Klondyke.
Limitations: At Ordnance Survey Map Reference TL84866558. Barrier with gap compliant to specifications of British Standard BS 5709:2006 At Ordnance Survey Map Reference TL84686555 ¿ Barrier with gap compliant to specifications of British Standard ¿ BS 5709:2006
37 BR Commencing at Tollgate Lane between No.87 and No 87a at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR) 5848626584 then proceeding in a south-south-easterly direction for 116 metres to a junction with Norfolk Road and Northgate Avenue at OSGR 5849126574.
Width: 3 metres
Limitation: Bollard in the centre of the route at OSGR 5849026577 with a clear width of 1.3 metres available either side of the bollard.
38 BR From OS grid reference TL86066469 the bridleway turns to run for 18 metres on a curved route in a north easterly direction to OS grid reference TL86076470 where it turns to a north north west direction for 13 metres to OS grid reference TL86076472. The bridleway then turns to a north north easterly direction for 15 metres to OS grid reference TL86076473 where it resumes the north westerly direction for 34 metres to OS grid reference TL86066477 where it meets the footway in Eastern Way.
Width: 3 metres throughout
39 BR Commencing at OSGR 58698 26341 at a junction with the publicly maintainable highway at Rougham Hill (U8048) and proceeding in an east north easterly and easterly direction along an old road for 420 metres to OSGR 58740 26346 then in a south south easterly direction along a track for 19 metres to OSGR 58741 26344 then in an east south easterly direction along the track for 128 metres to join Rougham Bridleway 35 at the parish boundary at OSGR 58754 26343.
Width: Between OSGR 58698 26341 and OSGR 58740 26346 - The width of the old road, varying between 5.4 metres and 9.5 metres. Between OSGR 58740 26346 and OSGR 58754 26343 - 3 metres spanning the centre line of the track.