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Martham Damgate PROW

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

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a public footpath in the parish of Martham

Geographical Location

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

Starts from the northern end of Damgate Lane U69349 at Grid Ref TG45658 19221 and proceeds in a generally northerly direction for approximately 1300 metres to a point meeting Martham Footpath 2 at Grid reference TG45282 320300.

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 owned by M Allen, 10 Damgate Lane, Martham, NR29 4PZ and K Allen, 6 Helen Avenue, Martham, NR29 4TF

Land owned by J Chapman, Hill Farm, Martham, NR29 5DX

Land owned by K Parsons, 4 Damgate Back Lane, Martham, NR29 4QB

Land owned by R Watson, 15 Station Road, Ormesby, NR29 3NH

Land owned by P Pyke, 31 Damgate Lane, Martham, NR29 4PZ

Land owned by Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Berwick House, 22 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY

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

Nearest Town/City: Great Yarmouth

Principal villages: Martham, Somerton

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

Parish: Martham

Electoral Division: West Flegg ED

District: Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Bob Huxtable

c/o Martham Parish Council

Community Centre

Playing Field Lane


NR29 4SP

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

19 November 2014

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:


(a) Reference

46051 HP/290/6

(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.

Order made to add a footpath due to user evidence.

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

Objection made to order signed by 40 individuals, not withdrawn.  Order referred to Planning Inspectorate January 2019.

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)

If you require more information about Modification Applications please contact the Legal Orders/Registers Team at

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