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Rocklands and Great Ellingham NR17

Rocklands and Great Ellingham: Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public right of way

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a byway open to all traffic to the definitive map and statement along a route known as Mill Lane in the parishes of Rocklands and Great Ellingham.

Geographical Location

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

Starts from a point on Rocklands Road (C158) at grid reference TM 0001 9659 and runs along Mill Lane (U31575) in a north east direction for approximately 1720 metres to meet Mill Lane (C135) at grid reference TM 0164 9715.

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.

Mill Lane, Great Ellingham, NR17 1LU

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

Nearest Town/City: Attleborough

Principal villages: Great Ellingham

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

Parish: Rocklands and Great Ellingham

Electoral Division: Yare and All Saints

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Ian Witham of the Open Spaces Society

The Hollies,

Church Lane, Edingthorpe

Norfolk, NR28 9TJ

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

Received: 17 April 2021

Accepted: 13 August 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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