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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Market Weston 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 FP The Main Street New Green Street
From entrance to Church Farm, via the Farm in a S.E. direction, passing along the W. side of Home Covert to New Common Road, against the S. end of the Belt.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed where path crosses fields
2 FP The Main Street — St Marys Church
Approx. 90 yds. S.W. of junction of Path No. 1 in a N.W. direction to the Churchyard then N.E. across the Churchyard to the Road.
3 FP B1111 Hopton Road — The Main Street
From the B1111 Hopton Road running south-south-east along the west boundary of OS No. 5900 (Map TL 9877/78) for 135 metres or thereabouts clear of the hedge passing through a gap in a hedge of a minimum width 1.2 metres into OS No. 6600 continuing for 198 metres or thereabouts, turning north-east along the south-eastern side of that field to a stile, and then turning south-south-east and running through OS No. 7074 then S to the Main Street about 100 yds. NE of the School.
Width: Minimum width 1.2 metres for first 419 metres or thereabouts.
4 FP Hopton Road — Hopton Parish Boundary
From the Weston Bury Lane and Hopton-Barningham Road junction in a N.W. direction to Fen Belt, then E. across Weston Fen, to Fen Farm then N.W. to the Hopton Parish Boundary.
6 BY Commencing on the eastern side of the Market Weston Road (U6411) at grid reference 98757676 and proceeding as a grass track down a slope in a general south-easterly direction, following the northern side of a drain for approximately 100 metres to grid reference 98827670.
Width: a minimum of 5 metres and a maximum of 8 metres measured in a north-easterly direction from the parish boundary.
6A BY Commencing at grid reference 98827670 and progressing as a grass surfaced track down a slope in a general south easterly direction, following the northern side of a drain for approximately 100 metres to grid reference 98897663.
Width: a minimum of 10 metres and a maximum of 16 metres between grid references 98827670 and 98887664 and a minimum of 11 metres and a maximum of 13 metres between grid references 98887664 and 98897663.
6B BY Commencing at grid reference 98897663 and proceeding as a grass track in a general north-easterly direction on level ground, following the western side of a drain for approximately 125 metres to grid reference 98977673.
Width: a minimum of 5.5. metres and a maximum of 6.5 metres measured from the parish boundary.
6C BY Commencing at grid reference 98977673 and proceedings as a grass track known as Weston Lane in a general south-south-easterly direction down a slope and following the northern side of a drain for approximately 305 metres to the Thelnetham parish boundary at grid reference 99147647.
Width: as shown on the Ordnance Survey Map Second Edition (1904) 1:2500 between the parish boundary and the field boundary and being a minimum of 4 metres and a maximum of 5 metres between grid references 98977673 and 99147647.
7 BY Commencing on the Thelnetham parish boundary at grid reference 99887746 and progressing in a general north-north-westerly direction in the form of a sunken lane for approximately 70 metres to grid reference 99867753; changing to a general north-north-easterly direction, on level ground, with field parcel no. 7849 to the west and the parish boundary with Thelnetham to the east for approximately 240 metres to the south-eastern corner of field parcel no. 0086 at the Thelnetham parish boundary at grid reference 99987774.
Width: minimum 2 metres maximum 6 metres
8 FP Commencing from the Thelnetham parish boundary at grid reference 99737676, crossing a drain in a general north-north-westerly direction up an incline, along the eastern edge of field parcel number 6400, following along the western side of a drain and then hedgerow and drain for approximately 269 metres to the north-eastern corner of the same field at grid reference 99667702; changing to a general northerly direction, up an incline, passing across the south-eastern corner of field parcel number 0006 for approximately 40 metres to the eastern edge of the same field at grid reference 99667706; changing to a general north-north-westerly direction and continuing up the incline along the eastern edge of the same field, following the western side of a drain for approximately 145 metres to a gap in the hedgerow at the north-eastern corner of field parcel number 0006 at grid reference 99637720; then on level ground curving in a general north-easterly direction, following the western side of a drain at the south-eastern corner of field parcel number 5423 for approximately 45 metres to join the southern side of the C638 road adjacent to Weathercock Farm at grid reference 99657724.
Width: a minimum 1.5 metres throughout
9 FP Commencing at its junction with Hopton Footpath 14 at OS grid reference TL99217856 and proceeding in a south-westerly direction for 7 metres to OS grid reference TL99217855; then changing to a westerly direction for 121 metres to OS grid reference TL99097855; then changing to a generally southerly direction for 279 metres to OS grid reference TL99117828; then continuing in a westerly direction for 5 metres to meet the U6410 road at a safety barrier on the highway verge at OS grid reference TL99117827; a total distance of 412 metres.
Width: 1.5 metres