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Horningtoft Thumb Lane NR20 Public Right of Way

Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public right of way

The intended effect of the application is to add a public footpath to the definitive map and statement along a route known as Thumb Lane.

Geographical location

Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route

Starts from a point on Oxwick Road (U35184) at grid reference TF 9325 2348 and runs in a south westerly direction along Thumb Lane for approximately 150 metres to grid reference TF 9311 2343.

The application route then runs south for approximately 78 metres to join Horningtoft FP4 at grid reference TF 9310 2335.

To see a map of the route, download the original application and map (PDF) [179KB].

Address of any property on which the claimed route lies

  • Ivy Farm, Thumb Lane
  • Woodbine, Thumb Lane
  • Langmere House, Thumb Lane
  • Brancaster House, Thumb Lane
  • Langmoor Barn, Thumb Lane

Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route

  • Nearest town/city: Fakenham
  • Principal villages: Horningtoft

Parish/ward/district in which the claimed route lies

  • Parish: Horningtoft
  • Electoral division: Necton and Launditch
  • District: Breckland

Further information about the application

Applicant's name and address

Mr I Mitchell of the Ramblers
5 Montcalm Road

Date application received and accepted by the County Council

  • Received: 1/12/2019
  • Accepted: 27/01/2020

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 (PDF) [179KB].

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