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Whinburgh NR19

WHINBURGH, YAXHAM & GARVESTONE:  Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public right of way

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a restricted byway to the definitive map and statement in the parishes of Whinburgh, Yaxham and Garvestone.

Geographical Location

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

Starts from a point on the B1135 (Dereham Road) at grid reference TG 0097 0897 and runs in a general north easterly direction for approximately 377 metres to grid reference TG 0131 0912, at which point the route turns to run in a general easterly direction for approximately 1040 metres to join Garvestone RB1 at grid reference TG 0224 0914.

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.

  • The White House, Dereham Road, Whinburgh, NR19 1QX
  • Mid-Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust, Station Road, Yaxham

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

Nearest Town/City: Dereham

Principal villages: Whinburgh & Yaxham

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

Parish: Whinburgh, Yaxham & Garvestone 

Electoral Division: Yare and All Saints

District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Mr Ian Witham
The Hollies
Church Lane
NR28 9TJ

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

Received: 11/11/2019

Accepted: 26/02/2020

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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