Billingford and Swanton Morley NR20

BILLINGFORD and SWANTON MORLEY:  Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a footpath in the parishes of Billingford and Swanton Morley

1. Intended effect of the application

Addition of a public footpath in the parishes of Billingford and Swanton Morley

Geographical Location

2. Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route.

Starts from Billingford Footpath No. 4 at grid reference TG 01467 19444 and proceeds in a generally southerly direction crossing a bridge over the River Wensum for 135 metres to grid reference TG 01482 19312 then in a generally south south-easterly direction for 185 metres to grid reference TG 01564 19144 then in a generally south westerly direction for 25 metres to meet the C218 Worthing Road at grid reference TG 01540 19117.

A map showing the route is attached to the copy of the Application (please see link at end of document).

3. Address of any property on which the claimed route lies.

Mrs B Hall
Wensum Valley Hotel, Golf and Country Club
Beech Avenue

Norfolk Flyfishers Club
Timothy Aldiss (Trustee)
Wensum Barn
4 Park Farm Barn
NR20 4QE

James Ewart (Trustee)
1 Daniels Road

4. Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route.

Nearest Town/City: Dereham
Principal villages: Billingford/Swanton Morley

5. Parish/Ward/district in which the claimed route lies.

Parish: Billingford/Swanton Morley
Electoral Division: Elmham and Mattishall
District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Prof. R Thorneley
The Old Stables
Swanton Morley Road
NR20 5HS

7. Date application received and accepted by the County Council.

28 February 2017

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:


Community and Environmental Services

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

Telephone: 01603 222902

9. Date set for determination of the application.

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

10. Date of Council’s decision, outcome and reasons for the decision.


11. Details of any appeal to the Secretary of State against the decision/order.


12. Details of confirmation (with or without modifications) or non confirmation.


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 as detailed above (box 8).

View a scanned copy of the original application and map (pdf)

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