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PARISH OF ALBURGH

Footpath No. 1 (Burntoak Lane to Alburgh – Hempnall Road). Starts from Burntoak Lane and runs eastwards past Burntoak Farm to enter the Alburgh – Hempnall Road opposite the western end of Footpath No. 2.

Footpath No 2 (Alburgh-Hempnall Road to Parish Boundary) Starts from the Alburgh-Hempnall Road opposite the eastern end of Footpath No 1 and runs east north-eastwards to TM 2547/8914. From this point onwards the path is at a width of 3 metres and the surface will be of unmade grass. The path enters an arable field at a field opening and runs east north east inside the boundary of that field for 75 metres to TM 2555/8917, then generally north following inside the field boundary round a pond for 40 metres to TM 2556/8918. The path turns to run east north-easterly for 65 metres crossing a footbridge and stile into a meadow to TM 2562/8920. From this point onwards the path will be at a width of 2 metres. The path turns to run south for 10 metres to TM 2562/8919. From this point onwards the width and surface is not specified. The paths turn to run eastwards to enter the Alburgh-Hempnall Road opposite the western end of Footpath No 2. October 2001

Footpath No. 3 (Burntoak Lane to Alburgh Street). Starts from Burntoak Lane opposite Pied Bridge Farm and runs in a south easterly direction to enter Alburgh Street opposite Abbey Farm.

Footpath No. 4 (Alburgh Street to Parish Boundary). Starts from Alburgh Street opposite Charity Farm and runs east north eastwards to the parish boundary where it joins Denton Footpath No. 16.

Footpath No. 5 (Alburgh Street to Redenhall Road). Starts from Alburgh Street and runs in a south westerly direction to enter the Redenhall Road north of Coldham Hall.

Footpath No 6 (Alburgh Street to the Parish Boundary) Starts from The Street at TM26388765 and runs for approximately 60 metres in a north-easterly direction to TM26438768. The path then continues for approximately 15 metres in a south-easterly direction crossing a culverted drain to TM26448768. Up to this point the path has a surface of hoggin/gravel and both the path and the crossing over the culverted drain is never less than 3 metres in width. From this point onwards the width of the path is not determined and the path runs north-eastwards to the parish boundary where it joins Denton Footpath No. 16. October 2004

Footpath No. 7 (Church Road to Footpath No. 6). Starts from Church Road and runs south westwards for a short distance and then turns north westwards to join Footpath No. 6.

Footpath No. 8 (Alburgh Street to Footpath No. 10) Starts from TM 26368766, The Street, Alburgh. The path enters a meadow OS No. 3559 by a stile then turns south-east to run inside the boundary of that meadow for 65 metres to TM 26408762, then south for 80 metres across the meadow to a footbridge at TM 26408754 and then south-west for 45 metres inside the boundary of the meadow to TM 26378751. From here the path runs south-south-west for 170 metres inside the boundary of an arable field OS No. 2535 to TM 26308736, then east-south-east for 15 metres to TM 26318735 and then continues south-south-west for 180 metres to join footpath No.10 Alburgh at TM 26258718. The surface of the path will be unmade grass and the width of the path will be 2 metres. November 2000

Footpath No. 9 (Alburgh Street to Footpath No. 8) Starts from TM 26428760, The Street, Alburgh and enters a meadow by a kissing gate then runs west north-west across a meadow OS No. 3559 for about 18 metres to junction with Footpath No. 8. November 2000

Footpath No. 10 (Redenhall Road to Alburgh Street). Starts from Redenhall Road opposite Coldham Hall and runs north eastwards and then eastwards to join the southern end of Footpath No. 8. The path then continues eastwards to join the north eastern end of Footpath No. 14 and then bears north eastwards to enter Alburgh Street.

Footpath No. 11 (Footpath No. 12 to Parish Boundary). Starts from Footpath No. 12 at a stile and runs northwards to the parish boundary where it joins Denton Footpath No. 18.

Footpath No. 12 (Church Road to Parish Boundary). Starts from Church Road approximately 200 yards north of the Church and runs eastwards to join the southern end of Footpath No. 11 at a stile and then continues eastwards to the parish boundary where it joins Denton Footpath No. 21.

Footpath No. 13 (Alburgh Street to School Road). Starts from Alburgh Street west of Ivy Cottage and runs northwards to enter School Road south of the School.

Footpath No. 14 (Redenhall Road to Footpath No. 10). Starts from Redenhall Road opposite Coldham Green and runs north eastwards to join Footpath No. 10.

Footpath No. 15 (Stony Lane to Low Road) Starting at Stony Lane, Alburgh map reference TM 2675/8585 at a stile, the path runs east north-east along the edge of field OS 8684 for 150 metres to a stile at map reference NGR TM 2689/8592. From here it continues north-east for 175 metres along the north-west boundary of Field OS 0005, then 45 metres along the north-west boundary of Field OD 1300 to a stile at map reference TM 2703/8607. It then runs north along the edge of Field OS 1312 for 110 metres to map reference TM 2705/8618 and then east for 165 metres to a stile at map reference TM 2722/8619, Low Road, Alburgh. The path will be a width of not less than 1.5 metres. The surface of the path is unmade grass. Limitations and conditions: A stile at each of the following map references – TM 2675/8585, TM 2689/8592, TM 2703/8607 and TM 2722/8619. June 2000

Footpath No. 16 (Tunbeck Road to Station Road). Starts from Tunbeck Road and runs east north eastwards along the parish boundary and then bears northwards and then north eastwards again to enter Station Road.

Footpath No. 17 (Footpath No. 18 to Parish Boundary). Starts near the northern end of Footpath No. 18 and runs north westwards to the parish boundary where it joins Denton Bridleway No. 22.

Footpath No. 18 (Homersfield Station to Footpath No. 17). Starts from the public highway at Homersfield Station and runs northwards then north westwards to almost join the southern end of Footpath No. 17 north east of Station Farm.

Footpath No. 19 (School Road to Rectory Road). Starts from School Road, passing through a kissing gate and runs in a north north westerly direction for 58 metres to another kissing gate on the south side of a private road. It has a width of 1.2 metres. The path then continues in the same direction for approximately 40 metres between a post and rail fence on the eastern side of a leylandii hedge on the western side and then joins Rectory Road. The width of this section varies but is not less than one metre. The total distance is approximately 98 metres.

Footpath No. 20 (Vinegar Lane) commences at The Street and runs in a south westerly direction along Vinegar Lane to join Footpath No. 10.

Bridleway No 21 (Homersfield Bridge) Starts by the B1062 Homersfield Road at TM28328573 and runs in a generally south south-westerly direction for approximately 25 metres to TM28318571. The path is 2.9 metres in width.

July 2004