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Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for Thelnetham 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 RB Blo-Norton Road — Hopton Parish Boundary
From approx. 330 yds. N. of the Smithy, in a N.W. direction, via Buggs Hole, to Hopton Parish Boundary.
2 FP Bend in Road 350 yds N. of the School — Hinderclay Parish Bdy
N. for 70 yds. then E. to fen land and N.E. and E. to Hinderclay Parish Boundary.
3 BR High Street — Cross Green Farm
From 0137 7795 along track north and west to 0090 7812.
Width: minimum 2.4m
4 FP Pig Lane (Path No. 9) — Wood Lane
Approx. 120 yds. S. of junct. of Path No. 9 with main road in a S.E. direction, turning N.E. then S. to Wood Lane (North).
5 RB Wood Lane — Hepworth Parish Boundary
From the S.E. corner of Black Horse Wood, in a S. direction along Old Lane, turning W. at the S. end of Brockley Wood to the Hepworth Parish Boundary.
6 FP Wattisfield Road — Wattisfield-Thelnetham Road
Approx. 500 yds. S. of Dairy Farm in a S.E. direction to Wattisfield-Thelnetham Road.
7 FP Foxs Lane — Playford Cottage
From the N.E. end of Foxs Lane, S. to the Wattisfield Road against Playford Cottage.
8 FP Wood Lane — New Road
From Wood Lane on the E. side of Black Horse Wood in a N. direction via. New Barn, then W. along the N. side of the above wood to New Road.
9 RB High Street — New Road
From High Street opp, Wards Farm, in a S. direction bearing S.W. to New Road, about 270 yds. N. of Black Horse Wood.
Limitations: This path is badly overgrown
10 FP Foxes Lane — Hinderclay Road
From the junctions of Byway 18 and Hinderclay BR 2 at the parish boundary then alongside boundary N. to the Hinderclay Road, approx. 130 yds. E. of Thripskin Farm.
11 FP Commencing at grid reference TM01027859 on County road no U6420 known as Mill Road, crossing a grass verge to follow a field edge in an East-South-East direction on the North side of a ditch for approximately 70 metres to a sleeper bridge at grid reference TM01097356, continuing for approximately 10 metres into the adjoining field at grid reference TM01107855; then N.; then on the south side of a gate leading to the property known as West View Cottage at grid reference TM01137859 running East-South-East along the southern side of a hedge on a field edge for approximately 120 metres; turning north for approximately 40 metres; East then North to grid reference TM0126 7861; turning North West into the adjoining field; running generally North along a field edge for approximately 118 metres to a sleeper bridge at grid reference TM01307872 leading onto County Road no. U6421 known as Fen Lane; approximately 103 metres East of Rose Cottage.
Width: 01027859 - 01097556 min 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch 01097556 - 01107855 min 1.5 metres 01107855 - 01137859: Undefined 01137859 - 01267861 min 1.5 metres clear of hedgerow 01267861 - 01307872 min 1.5 metres clear of rim of ditch
12 FP Commencing from the Hepworth parish boundary at Hepworth FP9 at grid reference 99137644, progressing in a general east-north-easterly direction, following along the southern side of a drain, along the north western edge of field parcel No. 2138 for approximately 30 metres to join the western side of Weston Lane (U6415 and Byway 19) at grid reference 99167645.
14 FP Commencing on the C637 Church Lane at OS grid reference TM01907820 and proceeding in a north easterly direction beside a ditch and hedge within OS plot no.0030 along a field edge grass track for 326 metres to OS grid reference TM02037849; then changing to an east south easterly direction for 40 metres to a culvert at OS grid reference TM02067848; then changing to a northerly direction within the eastern edge of OS plot no. 0066 to the west of a wide ditch for 190 metres to the junction with Footpath 12 Thelnetham at OS grid reference TM02067867; a total length of 556 metres.
Width measured from the brow of the ditch: 01907820 - 02037849: 2 metres 02037849 - 02067867: 1.5 metres
15 BR Commencing on the western side of the U5911 road at OS grid reference 00797539 and proceeding as a hard core track known as Green Lane in a general south-westerly direction, passing to the north of properties known as Wairoa and Ash Side, along the southern edge of arable field parcel number 5736, following the northern side of a drain and hedgerow for approximately 100 metres to OS grid reference 00727532; continuing as a natural surface track in the same direction along the southern edge of arable field parcel number 5736, following the northern side of a drain and hedgerow for approximately 155 metres to OS grid reference 00637520, and then changing to a general west south-westerly direction along the southern edge of arable field parcel number 5736 following the northern side of a drain and hedgerow for approximately 160 metres to grid reference 00487513; changing to a general west north-westerly direction along the southern edge of arable field parcel number 5736 following the northern side of the drain for approximately 170 metres to OS grid reference 00337520; then passing over grassland between two drains with field parcel number 4600 to the south and field parcel number 3543 to the north for approximately 55 metres to join the eastern side of Old Lane (RUPP 5) at grid reference 00287522. Total distance 640 metres.
Width:
A minimum of 3 metres throughout.
16 FP Commencing on a bend on the southern side of Wood Lane (U6413) at a point adjacent to the south-eastern corner of arable field parcel number 5814 at grid reference 00657604, proceeding in a general southerly direction across arable field parcel number 6400 with New Barn Farm to the west for approximately 235 metres to grid reference 00647581, then continuing in the same direction along the western edge of arable field parcel number 7700, following the eastern side of a drain, for approximately 260 metres to a point approximately 5 metres north of the centre of the track leading to Sand Field Farm at grid reference 00607555. Total distance approximately 495 metres.
Width:
A minimum of 1.5 metres throughout.
17 FP Commencing on the eastern side of Old Lane (RUPP 5) adjacent to Sand Field Farm at grid reference 00367562 and progressing along a concrete track in a general east south-easterly direction for approximately 55 metres to grid reference 00417560 and at this point continuing in the same direction but along the southern side of arable field parcel number 5268 and following the northern side of a drain, then crossing a drain for approximately 195 metres to join footpath 16 at grid reference 00607555, crossing the track leading to Sand Field Farm in a general southerly direction for approximately 7 metres, changing to a general south-easterly direction across arable field parcel number 5736 for approximately 245 metres to join the western side of the U5911 road at grid reference 00807540. Total distance approximately 502 metres.
Width:
A minimum of 1.5 metres throughout.
18 BY Commencing on the eastern side of the C638 road adjacent to the property known as Mill Mount at grid reference 01057661 and progressing as a natural surface track known as Fox's Lane in a general east north-easterly direction along the western edge of arable field parcel number 1260, up an incline for approximately 155 metres to reach the northern edge of the same field parcel at grid reference 01187668 and continuing in the same direction over arable field parcel number 3300 for approximately 205 metres to grid reference 01357680; continuing in arable field parcel number 3300 in a general south south-easterly direction for approximately 25 metres to the junction of definitive footpaths 7 and 10 at grid reference 01367678; continuing within arable field parcel number 3300 in a general east north-easterly direction to a gap in the hedgerow on level ground for approximately 65 metres to join the Hinderclay parish boundary and connect with Hinderclay bridleway 2 at grid reference 01427680, for a total distance of approximately 450 metres.
Width: minimum 4 metres maximum 7 metres
19 BY Commencing at the Market Weston parish boundary at grid reference 99147647 and progressing as a grass surface track on level ground in a general south-easterly direction, following the southern side of a hedgerow and drain for approximately 220 metres to the northern side of Beck Street (U6412) adjacent to the property known as Beckett End at grid reference 99297630.
Width: as shown on the Ordnance Survey Map Second Edition (1904) 1:2500 being a minimum of 5 metres and a maximum of 6 metres.
19A BY Commencing on the southern side of Beck Street (U6412) adjacent to the property known as Becket End at grid reference 99297629 and progressing as a hard core track for 30 metres and as a grass track known as Dunhill Lane down a slope in a general south-easterly direction in the form of a sunken lane between two drains for approximately 160 metres to grid reference 99407614; then changing to a general southerly direction and continuing as a grass surfaced sunken lane for approximately 283 metres to grid reference 99427586; then changing to an east-south-easterly direction and continuing as a grass surfaced sunken lane for approximately 43 metres to grid reference 99467583; then changing to a general south-south-easterly direction and progressing up a grass surfaced slope as a sunken lane, (going past a track leading in a north-easterly direction to Weston Hindle Farm) for approximately 265 metres to the eastern end of Wood Lane (Hepworth RUPP 8) at grid reference 99577560; continuing on level ground in the same direction along the eastern edge of a field and following the western side of a drain for approximately 455 metres to a point adjacent to the western corner of Brockley Wood at grid reference 99787522; crossing a drain and continuing in the same direction as a natural surface track, progressing up a slope in the form of a sunken lane to the west of the western edge of Brockley Wood, following the eastern side of a drain for approximately 270 metres to a point adjacent to the south-western corner of Brockley Wood at grid reference 99937499; then continuing as a grass surfaced track between drains and up a slope in a general south-south-westerly direction for approximately 105 metres to the Wattisfield parish boundary at grid reference 99907490.
Width: as shown on the Ordnance Survey Map Second Edition (1904) 1:2500 between field boundaries and parish boundary as a minimum of 4 metres and a maximum of 10 metres between grid references 99297629 and 99637546 and a minimum of 2 metres and a maximum
20 BY Commencing from the northern side of the C638 road at grid reference 99737721, and proceeding as a hardcore and grass track progressing up a slope in a general north-north-easterly direction along Shortgrove Lane (U6418) passing to the east of Weathercock Farm with field parcel no. 7849 to the west and field parcel no. 0036 to the east, passing the western side of a pond for approximately 295 metres to the Market Weston parish boundary and the southern end of Thelnetham Byway 20A at grid reference 99887746.
Width: minimum 7 metres maximum 10 metres
20A BY Commencing from the northern end of Thelnetham Byway 20 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 then changing to a general north-north-easterly direction, on level ground, with the parish boundary with Market Weston to the west and field parcel no. 0036 to the east for approximately 240 metres to the south-eastern corner of field parcel no. 0086 at the southern end of Thelnetham Byway 20B at grid reference 99987774.
Width: minimum 3 metres maximum 6 metres
20B BY Commencing at the northern end of Thelnetham Byway 20A and the Market Weston parish boundary at grid reference 99987774 and progressing in a general north-north-easterly direction along the eastern edge of field parcels nos. 0086 and 0087 for approximately 205 metres to a point adjacent to the north-eastern corner of field parcel no. 0087 at grid reference 00087791; then becoming known as Gipsy Lane and changing to a general north-easterly direction as a grass track, down a gentle slope along the western edge of field parcel no. 4700 for approximately 170 metres to a point adjacent to the south-eastern corner of field parcel no. 2128 at grid reference 00197804, then changing to a general north-north-easterly direction, continuing down the slope as a grass track and continuing along the western edge of field parcel no. 4700, following the eastern side of a hedgerow and field parcel nos. 1616 and 2128 for approximately 480 metres to join the southern side of the C637 road on a bend at grid reference 00347849.
Width: minimum 4 metres maximum 10 metres
21 BY Commencing on the western side of Gipsy Lane at grid reference 00087791 and proceeding as a grass track known as Shortgrove Lane (U6418) in a generally west-north-westerly direction along the southern edge of field parcel number 0001 for approximately 132 metres to the Hopton parish boundary at grid reference 99977799.
Width: minimum 7 metres maximum 9 metres
22 FP Commencing on the northern side of the U6412 road adjacent to the U6413 road at grid reference 99777669 and progressing in a general north-north-westerly direction, through a gap in the hedgerow, along the eastern edge of field parcel number 7271, following along the western side of a hedgerow for approximately 82 metres to a drain at the Market Weston parish boundary at grid reference 99737676.
Width : a minimum 1.5 metres throughout
23 FP Commencing at grid reference TM00327861 on the C637 Thelnetham Road at a sharp bend, and proceeding in an easterly direction into OS plot no. 4800, continuing along the south side of a hedgerow for 84 metres to grid reference TM00407861; proceeding as a grass path in a northerly direction within OS plot no. 4800, following the eastern side of a field boundary for 114 metres; then changing to a westerly direction for 142 metres; then changing to a northerly direction for 298 metres; then changing to a westerly direction for 30 metres; then changing to a northerly direction for 160 metres to the junction with RUPP 1 Thelnetham at a point at grid reference TM 00267920.
Width: 00327861 - 00407861: 1.5 metres 00407861 - 00282793: 1.5 metres, as measured from face of hedge
24 FP Commencing on the C637 Church Lane at OS grid reference TM01747822 and proceeding in a north easterly direction along a track to St Nicholas' Church gate for 118 metres to OS grid reference TM01847828; then changing to an easterly direction within OS plot no.8325 and proceeding as a grass path running parallel to the church yard fence for 64 metres to OS grid reference TM01907827; then changing to an east south easterly direction across a meadow for 54 metres to a ditch and the junction with Footpath 14 Thelnetham at OS grid reference TM01947825.
Width: 01747822 - 01847828: 2 metres 01847828 - 01947825: 1.5 metres
Limitations: 01947825: 3 metre long footbridge
25 FP Commencing on the U6417 at Ordnance Survey British Grid Reference (OSBNGR) 601,106mE 277,232mN and progressing in a west north westerly direction along a path within a field, ditched and hedged on the north eastern boundary, for 170 metres to a point at OSBNGR 600,9452mE 277,279mN; continuing into another field, changing to a north westerly direction, hedged and ditched on the western boundary, for 243 metres and leaving the field boundary at 600,788mE 277,465mN; continuing across a field for 225 metres and crossing a shallow ditch, south of a pond, at OSBNGR 600,616mE 277,602mN; continuing around the south westerly boundary of a pond to a point at OSBNGR 600,594mE 277,635mN; continuing within another field and changing to a north westerly direction, with a ditch on the south western boundary, for 580 metres and joining Byways 20b and 21 (the U6418) at OSBNGR 600,084mE 277,913mN.
Width: 601,106mE 277,232mN - 600,458mE 277,688mN: 2 metres 600,458mE 277,688mN - 600,085mE 277,913mN: 1 metre