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THOMPSON: Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public footpath

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a Public Footpath in the Parish of Thompson

Geographical Location

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

Starts from the Western end of the U33191 Pockthorpe Lane at grid reference TL9146 9669 proceeding in a generally Westerly direction to grid reference TL9119 9675 and then in a generally north north westerly direction to join the U33437 Sparrow Hill at grid reference TL9108 9719. 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.

Croxton Park Ltd
Croxton Park

Leoware Ltd
7 The Close

36 Pockthorpe Lane
IP24 1PN

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

Nearest Town/City: Watton

Principal villages: Breckles, Stow Bedon, Great Hockham

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

Parish: Thompson

Electoral Division: The Brecks ED

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Thompson Parish Council
c/o 21 Pockthorpe Lane
IP24 1PN

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

3 October 2014
14 October 2014

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:


(a) Reference


(b) Department

Environment Transport and Development

(c) Contact details

The Definitive Map Team
Norfolk County Council
County Hall
Martineau Lane

Telephone: 01603 224253

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.

Notice of Decision dated 23 February 2016 not to make an Order as the route is described in the Schedule of Roads. Application to be made to stop up the route to retain footpath rights.

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)

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

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