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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Rougham Parish (West Suffolk, Suffolk)

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No. Type Description
1 FP Kingshall Street-Baptist Chapel Road — Oak Lane
Approx. 130 yds. S. of Kingshall Farm in a W. direction to a point south of Oak Lane House at Grid Reference TL 91315/61292 continuing west-south-west for 97 metres to join Footpath No. 4 at Grid Reference TL 91221/61264.
Width: Start - 9131561292: Undefined 9131561292 - end: 1.5 metres
2 RB Kingshall Street — Rougham Green
From the western boundary of Kingshall Street approximately 60 yards south of the Village Hall running due west for approximately 40 yards, then turning north for approximately 25 yards, then in a W direction crossing path No. 3 and on to Rougham Green.
2X FP Kingshall Street — Rougham Green
From the western boundary of Kingshall Street approximately 60 yards south of the Village Hall running due west for approximately 40 yards, then turning north for approximately 25 yards, then in a W direction crossing path No. 3 and on to Rougham Green.
3 FP The Royal Oak — Path No. 1
From the 'Royal Oak' P.H., in a S. direction alongside Oak Lane, to join Path No. 1.
4 FP Oak Lane — Bradfield St George Parish Bdy
From the S. end of Oak Lane, due S. to the Bradfield St. George Parish Boundary.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed in places.
5 RB County Road U.121 — Bradfield St. George Parish Boundary
From approx. 80 yds. S. of the main road at Rougham Green opp. the entrance road to Rougham House, in a S. direction to the Bradfield St. George Parish Boundary.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed where path crosses field.
5X FP County Road U.121 — Bradfield St. George Parish Boundary
From approx. 80 yds. S. of the main road at Rougham Green opp. the entrance road to Rougham House, in a S. direction to the Bradfield St. George Parish Boundary.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed where path crosses field.
6 FP Path No. 5 — Rushbrook Parish Boundary
From Path No. 5 where it crosses the parish boundary in a W. direction, I.e. to follow the Parish Boundary eventually crossing it at the S. end of a wood running alongside Rougham Lake.
Limitations: Footbridge missing over the ditch approx. 250 yds. E. of Rushbrook Parish Boundary.
7 FP Main Road — Eastlow Hill Road
Approx. 70 yds. W. of Lake Farm, in a S.W. direction to Water Cottages, then W. to the Parish Boundary, on Eastlow Hill Road.
8 RB Kingshall Street — Nether Street
Approx. 430 yds. S. of Kingshall Farm, in a E. direction for about 170 yds. then N.E. over three arable fields, then N. to Nether St.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed where path crosses fields.
8X FP Kingshall Street — Nether Street
Approx. 430 yds. S. of Kingshall Farm, in a E. direction for about 170 yds. then N.E. over three arable fields, then N. to Nether St.
9 FP Kingshall Street — Nether Street
Approx. 70 yds. S of the Reading Room to a point approximately 73 yards south-east of the Bradfield St. George-Rougham Road, then in a southerly direction for 38 yards, then in an easterly direction for approximately 70 yards, then in an E direction to Nether Street.
10 FP Nether Street — Beyton Parish Boundary
Approx. 20 yds. W. of Hessett Parish Bdy., In a N. direction, closely following the parish boundary alongside Chevins Wood then crossing the Beyton Parish Boundary towards the N. end of Chevins Wood.
11 FP Path No. 10 — Path No. 12
This Path joins with its short length, path Nos. 10 and 12, and bounds the S. edge of Chevins Wood.
Limitations: Subject to annual ploughing.
12 RB Nether Street — High Rougham
Approx. 130 yds. E. of the Parish Boundary in a N. direction, curving N.W. to High Rougham E. of Brick Kiln Road.
13 FP The High Rougham Road — Cripples Lane
Approx. 400 yds. N. of the N. end junction of Path No. 12, in an E. direction turning N. at the N.W. point of Chevins Wood, then to Cripples Lane at the Parish Boundary.
14 FP Kingshall Street — St. Mary's Church
From the N. end of Kingshall St. in a N. direction to St. Mary's Church.
15 FP Rougham Green — St Mary's Church
From a stile opposite Oak Lane running north-north-west along the western boundaries of OS Field Nos. 219, 218 and 262 for a distance of approximately 1800 feet to the north-western corner of OS Field No. 262 and then north-east along the southern boundary of OS Field No. 261 for a distance of approximately 555 feet to a point on the northern boundary of OS Field No. 262, continuing NE to enter the SW of the Churchyard.
Width: 4 feet for first 2355 feet.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed in parts, except for first 2355 feet.
16 FP Main Road — Path No. 17
From opposite Lake Farm on the main road, in a N.E. direction to cross the Bury Road then to join Path No. 17.
18 FP Path No. 16 — Elderstub Lane
From the Path No. 16 at a point N.W. of Rougham House, in a N.W. direction across two meadows, then turns W. and passes N. of a small wood, then crosses Path No. 19 then turns N.W. and leads to Elderstub Lane.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed in parts.
19 RB Eastlow Hill — Bury Road
From Eastlow Hill on the Rougham Green Rd. approx. 30 yds. E. of the Rushbrook Parish Boundary in a N. direction via the W. side of Middle Wood then turning E. to Bury Road at Brick Kiln Plantation.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed in parts.
20 RB Elderstub Lane — Path No. 19
Approx. 330 yds. N. of the N. end of Elderstub Wood, in an E. direction to meet path No.19 N. of Middle Wood.
21 RB Path No. 20 — Bury Road
From the mid-point of Path No. 20 N. to Blackthorpe on the Bury Road.
22 FP The Church Road — Bury Road
From opposite St. Marys Church in a N.W. direction to meet Path No. 27 then due W. to the Bury Road 260 yds. N. of Brick Kiln Plantation.
23 FP The Church Road — Bury-Ipswich Road
From opposite St. Marys Church, N. to the Bury-Ipswich Road at the E. side of the site of Rougham Hall.
24 FP From junction with RUPP 28 at OS grid reference 591175 263438 progressing east for 155 metres along track, then curving northwest and south to the junction with Rougham Public Footpath 29 at OS grid reference 590908 263502, then across the A14 via an overpass, then to the junction with Rougham Public Footpath 32 at OS grid reference 590862 263357, then proceeding along track in an E direction across Rougham Downs, turning along the N side of a wood in a SE direction to meet path no. 27.
25 FP Bury Road — Battlies Green Road
From opposite Path No. 21 N.W. to the Battlies Green Road.
26 FP Bury Road — Bury-Ipswich Road
From opp. the Hare Farm road junction in a N. direction along the E. side of Gorse Wood to the Bury-Ipswich Road.
Limitations: Subject to private vehicular rights from the junction with the northern boundary of Blackthorpe Lane northwards for a distance of about 35 metres; and from a point about 55 metres south of the southern boundary of the trunk road southwards for a distance of about 4 metres.
27 FP From path no. 22 about 270 yds. E. of its junction with the Bury Road, in a N. direction along the E. side of a wood to OS grid reference 590927 263386 then north west for 8 metres to meet path no. 32 at OS grid reference 590920 263390.
Limitations: Subject to being ploughed in parts.
28 RB Bury-Ipswich Road — Thurston Road
Opp. the site of Rougham Hall, in a N. direction bearing N.E. alongside Black Deals Wood to the Thurston Road, at the Lodge opp. Mill House entrance.
28X FP Bury-Ipswich Road — Thurston Road
Opp. the site of Rougham Hall, in a N. direction bearing N.E. alongside Black Deals Wood to the Thurston Road, at the Lodge opp. Mill House entrance.
29 FP Commencing at OS grid reference 590908 263502, at junction with Public Footpath Rougham 24, proceeds westerly for approximately 208 metres, then in a N. direction through Rougham Park, turning N.W. to Battlies Green Road, opp. Battlies Farm.
30 FP New Road — Path No. 14
Approx. 250 yds. S. of the Church Road junction in a W. direction to meet Path No. 14.
31 FP Bury Borough Bdy — Bury Borough Bdy
From the private path to Eldo Cottages, N. along Borough Boundary, to where the Borough and Gt. Barton Boundaries join.
32 FP Commencing at OS grid reference 590862 263357 from junction with Rougham Public Footpath 24 and following track in an east and northeast direction for 126 metres to OS grid reference 590946 263432, then east for 175 metres to OS grid reference 591116 263397 to a junction with Rougham Public Footpath 23.
34 BR From the U8003 via underpass to Bridleway 13 Bury St Edmunds
35 BR Commencing at OSGR 58754 26343 at a junction with Bury St Edmunds Bridleway 39 at the parish boundary and proceeding in an east south easterly direction along a track for 546 metres to OSGR 58807 26334 then crossing a verge for 44 metres to join the public highway at OSGR 58812 26334.
Width: Between OSGR 58754 26343 and OSGR 58807 26334 - 3 metres spanning the centre line of the track. Between OSGR 58807 26334 and OSGR 58812 26334 - 3 metres.
36 FP Commencing at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR) 59122,26264 at a junction with Church Road opposite the church Lych Gate and progressing in a northerly direction for 35 metres on the eastern side of 18 Church Cottage's western boundary, to a point at OSGR 59122,26267; changing to a generally north-easterly direction and continuing for 284 metres on the southern side of a field boundary to OSGR 59147,26279 at the south-eastern corner of Church Plantation; continuing in an east north-easterly direction across a field for 155 metres to a junction with New Road at OSGR 59162,26282. Recommencing on the eastern side of New Road at OSGR 59163,26283 and continuing in an east north-easterly direction for 175 metres, crossing a field boundary at OSGR 59180,26288 and continuing in a north easterly direction for 185 metres to a junction with the Bury to Beyton Road at OSGR 59196,26297.
Width 1.5 metres between OSGR 59122,26264 and OSGR 59147,26279 Field edge path. 1.0 metre between OSGR 59147,26279 and OSGR 59162,26282 and OSGR 59163,26283 and 59196,26297 Cross field path. (No widths stated in evidence, therefore in the absence of a recorded definitive width these are the minimum widths that the highway authority would seek to be reinstated following disturbance or obstruction of a field edge and cross field public footpath, as set out in the Highways Act 1980 schedule 12a)