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Terrington St John PE14 Public Right of Way

Terrington St John, Walpole Highway, West Walton and Walsoken: application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public right of way.

The intended effect of the application is to add a restricted byway to the definitive map and statement for the parishes of Terrington St John, Walpole Highway, West Walton and Walsoken.

Geographical location

Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route

Starts from a point on the C12 (School Road) at grid reference TF 5379 1160. Runs in a general south westerly direction for approximately 5055 metres to join C19 (Walsoken Road) at grid reference TG 5074 0802. The route is locally known as Smeeth Bank.

To see a map of the route,  download the original application and map (PDF) [259KB]

Address of any property on which the claimed route lies

  • Walsoken Road, Emneth, Walsoken, PE14 8DZ
  • School Farm, School Road, St Johns Fen End, Wisbech  

Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route

  • Nearest town/city: Wisbech
  • Principal villages: Marshland St James

Parish/ward/district in which the claimed route lies

  • Parish: Terrington St John, Walpole Highway, West Walton, and Walsoken
  • Electoral division: Fincham, Marshland North, Marshland South
  • District: Borough of King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Further information about the application

Applicant's name and address

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

Date application received and accepted by the County Council

  • Received: 10 May 2019
  • Accepted: 9 June 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.

Download the original application and map (PDF) [259KB]

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