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Happisburgh NR12 PROW

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

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a restricted byway to the definitive map and statement in the parish of Happisburgh.

Geographical Location

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

Starts on the corner of Lighthouse Lane (U19238) at grid reference TG 3834 3044 and runs north east for approximately 200 metres to grid reference TG 3853 3050 at which point it turns to run in a south east direction for approximately 1060 metres to join Cart Gap Road (U19154) at grid reference TG 3898 2956.

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.

1 Barton Lane, Happisburgh
Beanes Farm Barn, Happisburgh, NR12 0QA

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

Nearest Town/City: North Walsham

Principal villages: Happisburgh

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

Parish: Happisburgh

Electoral Division: North Walsham East 

District: North Norfolk 

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Ian Witham of the Open Spaces Society
The Hollies
Church Lane
NR28 9TJ

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

Received: 24 February 2021
Accepted: 8 March 2021

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:


(a) Reference


(b) Department

Community and Environmental Services

(c) Contact details

Legal Orders and Registers Team
Norfolk County Council
County Hall
Martineau Lane
Telephone: 01603 223009

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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