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Shipdham IP25 Public Right of Way

Application for a modification order proposing the upgrade of Shipdham FP 4 and the addition of a bridleway.

The intended effect of the application is to upgrade part of Shipdham FP4 to a bridleway and add a bridleway in the Parish of Shipdham.

Geographical location

Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route

The part of FP4 to be upgraded starts from a point on Thorpe Row (U35027) at grid reference TF 9746 0940 and runs in a north north-east direction for approximately 720 metres to grid reference TF 9781 1003. The bridleway to be added starts from grid reference TF 9781 1003 and runs in a north north-west direction for approximately 175 metres to grid reference TF 9773 1019 where it turns to run in a north east direction for approximately 560 metres to meet Shipdham FP1 at grid reference TF 9822 1046.

To see a map of the route,  download the original application and map. (PDF) [237KB]

Address of any property on which the claimed route lies

  • Smiths Farmhouse, Herne Lane, Dereham, NR19 1QE
  • Abbey Farm, Herne Lane, Dereham, NR19 1QE
  • Red House Farm, Shipdham, IP25 7NL

Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route

  • Nearest town/city: Dereham
  • Principal villages: Shipdham

Parish/ward/district in which the claimed route lies

  • Parish: Shipdham
  • Electoral division: Yare and All Saints
  • District: Breckland

Further information about the application

Applicant's name and address

Dr David Ormerod
Mill House
7 Mill Lane
PE37 7RU

Date application received and accepted by the County Council

  • Received: 10th October 2023
  • Accepted: 31st October 2023

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


12709228/HP388/5 (EH093)

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) [237KB]

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