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South Acre and Swaffham EH001

 SOUTH ACRE and SWAFFHAM:  Application for a modification order proposing the addition and upgrade of a public right of way

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a restricted byway and upgrade Swaffham BR1, BR2 and BR3 to a restricted byway on the definitive map and statement.

Geographical Location

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

Starts from a point on Downham Road (A1122) at grid reference TF7673 0947 and runs in a generally north direction for approximately 150 metres to grid reference TF7674 0962. The route then turns to run in a north easterly direction for approximately 5200 metres to grid reference TF8097 1259 at which point it turns to run in a northerly direction for approximately 570 metres and then heads east for approximately 700 metres to join Big Wood Lane (U33064) at grid reference TF8175 1315.        

A map showing the route (point XX to point B) 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.

  • Narford Hall, Narborough, Norfolk, PE32 1JA
  • Narstate Ltd, 22-26 King Street, King’s Lynn, PE30 1HT
  • Chalk Farm, Narborough, Norfolk, PE32 1HY
  • Heygate Farms Swaffham, Snailspit Farm, Cley Road, Swaffham,PE37 8AE
  • Queensquare Farming, 4 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HA
  • Great Thornes, Hall Farm, Fincham, Norfolk, NR25 7JX

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

Nearest Town/City: Swaffham

Principal villages: South Acre

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

Parish: Swaffham and South Acre

Electoral Division: Swaffham

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Mr L David Ormerod
7 Mill Lane
PE37 7RU

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

Received: 28 January 2019

Accepted: 3 May 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 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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