Toggle mobile menu visibility

Burston and Shimpling IP22 Public Right of Way

Burston and Shimpling: application for a modification order proposing the upgrade of a public right of way.

The intended effect of the application is to upgrade Burston and Shimpling FP35 and FP32 (part) to restricted byways on the definitive map and statement.

Geographical location

Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route

Burston and Shimpling FP35: Starts from Common Road (U76203) at grid reference TM 1326 8371 and runs in a southerly direction for approximately 710 metres to join Diss Road (C472).

Burston and Shimpling FP32 (part): Part of FP32 starting from the end of the recorded unclassified road known as Market Lane (U76204) at grid reference TM 1345 8256 and running in a south west direction for approximately 280 metres to join Durbidges Hill (C472) at grid reference TM 1326 8236.

To see a map of the route,  download the original application and map (PDF) [1MB]. The applicant is in agreement that the plans drawn up by Norfolk County Council accurately reflect the application routes.

Address of any property on which the claimed route lies

  • Common Farm, Common Road, Burston
  • Valley Farm, Diss Road, Burston
  • Willow End, Diss Road, Burston
  • Hillside, Durbridge's Hill, Burston

Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route

  • Nearest town/city: Diss
  • Principal villages: Burston

Parish/ward/district in which the claimed route lies

  • Parish: Burston with Shimpling
  • Electoral division: West Depwade
  • District: South Norfolk

Further information about the application

Applicant's name and address

Helen Chester of the British Horse Society, Access Department, Abbey Park, Stratton, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2XZ

Date application received and accepted by the County Council

  • Received: 27 March 2021
  • Accepted: 6 May 2021

Date set for determination of the application

The Council will determine the application following the completion of consultations and archive research.

Date and outcome of Council's decision and reasons

Awaiting decision

Details of any appeal to the Secretary of State against the decision or order

Awaiting decision

Details of confirmation (with or without modifications) or why order was not confirmed

Awaiting decision

Norfolk County Council contact details



Contact details

Legal Orders and Registers Team
Norfolk County Council
County Hall
Martineau Lane

Telephone: 01603 223009

Electronic register

Government legislation requires that these details, together with a copy of any application registered by Norfolk County Council, be made available for viewing by the public on the authority's website ( This register will be updated as the application progresses. The register is also available in hard copy format at County Hall. If you have any queries about this register or the details contained in it please contact us using the Norfolk County Council details above.

Scanned copy of the original application

You can view a scanned copy of the original application and map.

Download the original application and map (PDF) [1MB]