Thursford PROW

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

1. Intended effect of the application

 The addition of a Restricted Byway

Geographical Location

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

From U14098 Church Lane at grid reference
TF9852 3384 proceeding westerly to grid reference
TF9838 3383 and then southwards to grid reference
TF9838 3381 at the entrance to the Church Yard

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.

Mr D Debootman
Church Farm
Church Lane
NR21 9BW

Mrs A R Green
The Old Coachhouse
Fakenham Road
NR21 0BD

Rev J Muggleton
The Rectory
The Street
NR21 0AA

Mr & Mrs B Moodie
Thursford Old Hall
Church Lane
NR21 0BW

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

Nearest Town/City: Fakenham

Principal villages: Great Snoring, Little Snoring

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

Parish: Thursford

Electoral Division: Melton Constable ED

District: North Norfolk District Council

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Thursford Parish Council
Fern Hollow
5 Balls lane
NR21 0BX

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

25 May 2016

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 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.

Decision issued 17 July 2017 to make an order for the addition of a restricted byway to the Definitive Map and Statement.  Route deemed to be a public road by virtue of the Inclosure Award. None of the exceptions provided in section 67(2) NERC were found to apply.  

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.

Order confirmed by the Council as an unopposed Order on 11 October 2017

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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