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South Acre and Swaffham EH001 Public Right of Way

South Acre and Swaffham: application for a modification order proposing the addition and upgrade of a public right of way.

The intended effect of the application is to add a restricted byway and upgrade Swaffham BR1, BR2 and BR3 to a restricted byway on the definitive map and statement.

Geographical location

Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route

Starts from a point on Downham Road (A1122) at grid reference TF7673 0947 and runs in a generally north direction for approximately 150 metres to grid reference TF7674 0962. The route then turns to run in a north easterly direction for approximately 5200 metres to grid reference TF8097 1259 at which point it turns to run in a northerly direction for approximately 570 metres. Then it heads east for approximately 700 metres to join Big Wood Lane (U33064) at grid reference TF8175 1315.

A map showing the route download the original application and map (PDF) [326KB]. (point XX to point B)

Address of any property on which the claimed route lies

  • Narford Hall, Narborough, Norfolk, PE32 1JA
  • Narstate Ltd, 22-26 King Street, King's Lynn, PE30 1HT
  • Chalk Farm, Narborough, Norfolk, PE32 1HY
  • Heygate Farms Swaffham, Snailspit Farm, Cley Road, Swaffham,PE37 8AE
  • Queensquare Farming, 4 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HA
  • Great Thornes, Hall Farm, Fincham, Norfolk, NR25 7JX

Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route

  • Nearest town/city: Swaffham
  • Principal villages: South Acre

Parish/ward/district in which the claimed route lies

  • Parish: Swaffham and South Acre
  • Electoral division: Swaffham
  • District: Breckland

Further information about the application

Applicant's name and address

Mr L David Ormerod, 7 Mill Lane, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7RU

Date application received and accepted by the County Council

  • Received: 28 January 2019
  • Accepted: 3 May 2019

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) [326KB]

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