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Swaffham PE37 Shepherds Fold PROW

Swaffham:  Application for a modification order proposing the addition of public rights of way

1. Intended effect of the application

Addition of a public footpath to the definitive map and statement for the town of Swaffham.

Geographical Location

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

Starts from the U31490 Shepherds Fold at Grid Reference TF 8265 0770 and proceeds in a generally south easterly direction for approximately 31 metres to grid reference TF 8268 0769 where the route heads in a generally southerly direction for approximately 17 metres to grid reference TF 8268 0767 where the route then turns to head in a generally easterly direction of approximately 102 metres to meet Swaffham Restricted Byway No. 46 at Grid Reference TF 8278 0767.

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 south of Shepherds Fold, Swaffham, PE37 7TR

Land owned by Valley Farm, North Pickenham Road, Swaffham, PE37 8DB

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

Nearest Town/City: Swaffham

Principal villages: Swaffham

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

Parish: Swaffham

Electoral Division: Swaffham

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Dr David Ormerod

Mill House

7 Mill Lane



PE37 7EU

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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