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Hilborough and Great Cressingham PROW

HILBOROUGH AND GREAT CRESSINGHAM:  Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a restricted byway or byway open to all traffic

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a restricted byway or byway open to all traffic in the parishes of Hilborough and Great Cressingham.

Geographical Location

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

Starts from the C114 South Pickenham Road at grid reference TF 8326 0109 and proceeds in a generally south south-easterly direction along the U33308 Home Lane and U33288 Smugglers Road for approximately 1435 metres where it stops at the old boundary of the WW2 airfield at grid reference TL 8368 9978.

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.

Land off Home Lane Great Cressingham and Smugglers Road Hilborough

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

Nearest Town/City: Swaffham

Principal villages: Hilborough and Great Cressingham

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

Parish: Hilborough/Great Cressingham

Electoral Division: The Brecks

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

David Ormerod
Mill House
7 Mill Lane
PE37 7RU

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

28 October 2019

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 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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