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Current Definitive Map Modification Orders and Public Path Orders

The following Definitive Map Modification Orders (DMMOs) and Public Path Orders (PPOs) have recently been published:

Notice of Confirmation of Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Section 257 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, Section 53A(2) - Dorset Council (Part of Footpath 69, Swanage at Sydenham Road) Public Path Diversion Order 2020

On 15 January 2021 Dorset Council confirmed the above order.

The effect of the order as confirmed is to divert part of Footpath 69, Swanage as shown on the order map as follows:

From the current route: That length and the whole width of Footpath 69, Swanage, running from SZ 01219 78621, in a south-westerly direction for 17 metres to SZ 01202 78620.

To a new route: A length of public footpath at a width of 2 metres and a compacted stone surface running from SZ 01219 78621, in a south-south-westerly direction for 9 metres to SZ 01215 78613, then continuing in a north-westerly direction for 15 metres to SZ 01202 78620.

A copy of the order as confirmed and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

The order comes into force on 10 January 2021. If any person aggrieved by the order desires to question its validity or that of any provision contained in it on the ground that it is not within the powers of the above Act, or on the ground that any requirement of that Act or any regulation made under it has not been complied with in relation to the confirmation of the order. He or she may apply to the High Court for any of these purposes under section 287 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 within 6 weeks from the date on which notice is first published as required by paragraph 7 of Schedule 14 to the Act.

Dated: 21 January 2021                                                                                       Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Confirmed Order P216

Notice of Confirmation of a Public Path Diversion and  Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Dorset Council (Footpaths 9 (Part), 22 & Bridleways 7 (Part), 8 & 23, Piddlehinton and Bridleway 32 (Part), Puddletown at Muston Farm) Public Path Diversion Order 2020

On 18 December 2020, Dorset Council confirmed the above named order made under Section 119 of the Highways Act 1980 as unopposed, and the Council has certified that work has been carried out to bring the site of the new highway mentioned in article 3 of the order into a fit condition for use by the public.

The effect of the order as confirmed is to divert the footpaths and bridleways in the parishes of Piddlehinton and Puddletown as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing ways and paths:

Part of Footpath 9, Piddlehinton: The whole width of the footpath from the unaffected part of Footpath 9 at the southern field boundary (at the site of the medieval village of Little Piddle) at SY 71979639, south west across the field to its junction with the current route of Bridleway 23 at SY 71979638, then south south west and south across fields to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 9 at SY 71959633.

Bridleway 23, Piddlehinton: The whole width of the bridleway from its junction with Bridleway 10, Piddlehinton at SY 71829645, south east then north east across a field to its junction with Footpaths 9 and 22, Piddlehinton at SY 71979638.

Footpath 22, Piddlehinton: The whole width of the footpath from its junction with Bridleway 23 and Footpath 9, Piddlehinton at SY 71979638, south east across fields and passing through a copse, to its junction with Bridleways 7 and 8, Piddlehinton, north of Muston Farm at SY 72269594.

Part of Bridleway 7, Piddlehinton: The whole width of the bridleway from its junction with Footpath 22 and Bridleway 8, Piddlehinton north of Muston Farm at SY 72269594, west south west through the farmyard, along a farm track, to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 7 at SY 72169591.

Bridleway 8, Piddlehinton: The whole width of the bridleway from its junction with Bridleway 7 and Footpath 22, Piddlehinton, north of Muston Farm at SY 72269594, south east through the farmyard and across a field to its junction with Bridleway 32, Puddletown at the Puddletown parish boundary at SY 72459582.

Part of Bridleway 32, Puddletown: The whole width of the bridleway from its junction with Bridleway 8, Piddlehinton at the Piddlehinton parish boundary at SY 72459582, south east across a field and along a stone/gravel surfaced track to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 32 at SY 72589562.

To the new ways and path:

Footpath 9, Piddlehinton: From the unaffected part of Footpath 9 at SY 71979639, south west along the edge of the field to its junction with the proposed new Bridleway 26 at SY 71939636, then continue south east across the field to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 9 at SY 71959633. Width: 3 metres, except for 1.525 metres at SY 71939636.

A Bridleway, Piddlehinton (numbered Bridleway 26, Piddlehinton): From its junction with Bridleway 10, Piddlehinton at SY 71839646, south east across a field to its junction with Footpath 9 at the field boundary at SY 71939636, then south east across a second field, (via SY 71959633), to the field boundary at SY 72159607. Continue south east, along a grass and earth surfaced farm track, to SY 72209601, then turning west south west, along a grass surfaced track fenced on both sides, passing around the northern side of farm buildings to SY 72129596 then south south east to its junction with Bridleway 7 at SY 72169591. Continue south east, along a grass surfaced track, fenced on both sides, to SY 72239582, then south east passing through a copse to SY 72299576, turning east north east through the copse and along a grass surfaced track, to its junction with the proposed new route of Bridleway 32, Puddletown at the Puddletown parish boundary at SY 72449582. Width: 3 metres, except for 1.525 metres at SY 71839646 and SY 71939636 and 1.8 metres at SY 72159607 and SY 72239582.

Bridleway 32, Puddletown: From its junction with proposed Bridleway 26, Piddlehinton at the Piddlehinton parish boundary at SY 72449582, south east along a grass surfaced track to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 32 at SY 72589562. Width: 3 metres.

A copy of the order as confirmed and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

The order comes into force on 25 December 2020 but if any person aggrieved by the order wants to question its validity, or that of any provision contained in it, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the Highways Act 1980, as amended, or on the ground that any requirement of the Act, as amended, or of any regulation made under the Act has not been complied with in relation to the order, he or she may, under paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Act as applied by paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the Act, within six weeks from 28 January 2021, make an application to the High Court.

Dated: 28 January 2021                                                                                        Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Confirmed Order P188

Notice of Modification Order - Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

County of Dorset Definitive Map and Statement of Rights of Way - Dorset Council (A Footpath at Bowldish Pond, Wimborne St Giles) Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2020

The above Order, made on 18 December 2020, if confirmed as made, will modify the definitive map and statement for the area by adding a Footpath in the parish of Wimborne St Giles (to be recorded as part of Footpath 22, Wimborne St Giles) as follows:

From the western end of part of Footpath 22, north west of Bowldish Pond at SU 03141513, north north west along the eastern side of a field to join a track at SU 02961548, continue generally north along a stone/gravel surfaced track, bound on the east by a hedge and intermittently by a hedge on the west, to rejoin the eastern end of part of Footpath 22, west of Water Lake, at SU 02941567. Width: 5.5 metres.

A copy of the order as made and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Vanessa Penny, Definitive Map Team Manager, Spatial Planning, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (Ref: RW/T305), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk not later than 19 March 2021.  Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

If no representations or objections are duly made to the Order, or if any so made are withdrawn, the Dorset Council, instead of submitting the Order to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs may itself confirm the Order.  If the Order is submitted to the Secretary of State, any representations or objections which have been duly made and not withdrawn will be sent with it.

Dated: 4 February 2021                                                                                       Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Sealed Order T305

Notice of Making a Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Dorset Council (Part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury at Lower Eype Farm) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order, made on 8 January 2021, under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980, will divert part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury at Lower Eype Farm as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing way: The full width of the bridleway from the unaffected part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury, south west of Lower Eype Farm at SY 44689171, generally east along a grass surfaced track to SY 44739171 and continuing east across a concrete yard to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury, north north east of Dairy Cottage at SY 44789171.

To the new way: From the unaffected part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury, south west of Lower Eype Farm at SY 44689171, generally east north east along a grass surfaced track to SY 44699172 then north east along the track to its junction with the current route of Footpath 43, Symondsbury at SY 44729175. Continue north east (following the current route of Footpath 43 (part to be upgraded to Bridleway)), then turning south east to SY 44749175 and then generally south east along a concrete surfaced track to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 39, Symondsbury, north north east of Dairy Cottage at SY 44789171. The width varies: 3.4 metres between SY 44689171 and SY 44749175, narrowing to 3 metres between SY 44749175 and SY 44789171.

A copy of the order as made and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Vanessa Penny, Definitive Map Team Manager, Spatial Planning, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (Ref: RW/P200), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 12 March 2021.  Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

If no such representations or objections are duly made, or if any so made are withdrawn, Dorset Council may confirm the order as an unopposed order. If the order is sent to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation any representations and objections which have not been withdrawn will be sent with the order.

Dated: 11 February 2021                                                                                      Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Sealed Order P200

Notice of Making a Public Path Extinguishment and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Dorset Council (Bridleway 2, Loders at Church Farm Cottage) Public Path Extinguishment Order 2021

The above order, made on 12 February 2021 under section 118 of the Highways Act 1980, will extinguish the full width of Bridleway 2, Loders from SY 49309425 to the east of Church Farm Cottage, north north east along the garden boundary of Church Farm Cottage and then north to SY 49319428. Continue north, crossing into the village hall car park, then north and north east to SY 49319431, crossing into a field and continuing north north west and east south east to its junction with Bridleway 1, Loders at SY 49319435.

A copy of the order as made and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Vanessa Penny, Definitive Map Team Manager, Spatial Planning, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (Ref: RW/P206), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 26 March 2021.  Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

If no such representations or objections are duly made, or if any so made are withdrawn, the Dorset Council may confirm the order as an unopposed order.  If the order is sent to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation any representations and objections which have not been withdrawn will be sent with the order.

Dated: 25 February 2021                                                                                   Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer    

Copy of Order: Sealed Order P206                           

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