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Marshland St James and Walpole Highway PROW PE14

Marshland St James and Walpole Highway:  Application for a modification order proposing the upgrade of a public right of way

1. Intended effect of the application

Adding a restricted byway to the Definitive Map and Statement.

Geographical Location

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

From Main Road (C570) at grid reference TF5252 1425 head in a south easterly direction for approximately 1,664 metres to grid reference TF5281 1262 and then head in a south westerly direction for approximately 669 metres to grid reference TF5267 1198 711 and then head in a southern direction for approximately 711 metres to a track known as Smeeth Bank at grid reference TF5267 1127

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 adjoining Buttermans Farm, Main Road, Terrington St John, Wisbech, PE14 7RP

Land lying to the east of Trinity Road, Walpole Highway, Wisbech

Land at St Johns Fen End, Wisbech

Land lying to the east of Trinity Hall Farm, Trinity Road, Walpole Highway, Wisbech, PE14 7SN

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

Nearest Town/City: King's Lynn
Principal villages: Walpole Highway

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

Parish: Walpole Highway
Electoral Division: Marshland North ED / Fincham ED
District: Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Helen Chester
Norfolk County Access and Bridleways Officer
The British Horse Society
Access Department
Abbey Park

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

11 April 2021

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:

(a) Reference

(b) Department

(c) Contact details



Community and Environmental Services

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

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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