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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 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 Byway Open to All Traffic, Batcombe and Leigh at Bailey Drove) Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2021)

The above Order, made on 12 March 2021, if confirmed as made, will modify the definitive map and statement by upgrading part of Footpath 11, Batcombe, adding a byway open to all traffic in Batcombe and upgrading Bridleway 59, Leigh to a Byway Open to All Traffic (one continuous route) at Bailey Drove as follows:

Part of Footpath 11, Batcombe (to be renumbered as part of Byway 25, Batcombe): From its junction with the County Road D20570 south south east of Scotley Farm at ST 61250521 north east along the route known as Bailey Drove to its junction with the unaffected part of Footpath 11 at ST 61310529. Width: 13 metres at ST 61250521 narrowing to 6 metres at ST 61310529.

Byway open to All Traffic, Batcombe (to be numbered as part of Byway 25, Batcombe): From its junction with Footpath 11 at ST 61310529 north east to its junction with the current Bridleway 59, Leigh (proposed Byway 59, Leigh) at the Leigh parish boundary at ST 61410537. Width: 3 metres between ST 61310529 and ST 61410537.

Bridleway 59, Leigh (to be renumbered as Byway 59, Leigh): From its junction with the proposed Byway 25, Batcombe at the Batcombe parish boundary at ST 61410537, north east, then east north east crossing the River Wriggle at ST 61530548 and continuing east north east to its junction with Wriggle River Lane (D20555) at ST 61710551. Width: 12 metres between ST 61410537 and ST 61530548 widening to 16 metres between ST 61530548 and ST 61710551.

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/T338), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk not later than 13 May 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: 01 April 2021                                                                                           Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Sealed Order T338

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 Footpath 69, Beaminster at Windy Ridge) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order, made on 5 March 2021 under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980, will divert part of Footpath 69, Beaminster at Windy Ridge as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing path: The full width of the path from its junction with Footpath 92, north east of 14 Windy Ridge at ST 47830164, generally south east across a green space area, towards woodland, to the unaffected part of Footpath 69 at ST 47920162.

To the new path: From the unaffected part of Footpath 69, at its junction with Footpath 70, at ST 47820165, generally south east along a crushed stone and grass surfaced path, towards woodland at ST 47900162 and then east to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 69 at ST 47920162. Width: The width of this part of Footpath 69 is 2 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/P209), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 21 May 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: 22 April 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Sealed Diversion Order P209

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

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981- Dorset Council (Footpaths 92 and 96, Beaminster at Windy Ridge) Public Path Extinguishment Order 2021

The above order, made on 5 March 2021 under section 118 of the Highways Act 1980, will extinguish Footpaths 92 and 96, Beaminster at Windy Ridge as follows:

Footpath 92, Beaminster: The full width of the path from its junction with the current route of Footpath 69, north east of 14 Windy Ridge at ST 47830164, west north west through the garage and front garden of the property to ST 47820164, where it intersects with Footpath 96, Beaminster and Windy Ridge, then continuing west north west through the garden and property of 20 Windy Ridge and the garden of 18 Windy Ridge to ST 47770165.

Footpath 96, Beaminster: The full width of the path from its junction with Footpath 92, to the south east of 16 Windy Ridge at ST 47820164, north north west through the garage and garden of the property to its junction with Footpath 70 at ST 47810168.

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/P209), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 21 May 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: 22 April 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order:  Sealed Ext Order P209           

Notice of Confirmation of 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

On 16 April 2021 Dorset Council confirmed the above-named order made under Section 118 of the Highways Act 1980 as unopposed.

The effect of the order as confirmed is to 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.

The order comes into force on 23 April 2021 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 29 April 2021, make an application to the High Court.

Dated: 29 April 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P206 Confirmed Order

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 Footpath 3, Bridport at North Mills) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order, made on 23 April 2021 under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980, will divert part of Footpath 3, Bridport at North Mills as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing path: The full width of the path from the unaffected part of Footpath 3, to the east of the property ‘Brookside’ (3 Pearwood Cottages) at SY 46605 93512, south west along the rear of the property to SY 46588 93502, then north west along the western side of the property and generally west to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 3 at SY 46580 93509. (No recorded width).

To the new path: From the unaffected part of Footpath 3, to the east of the property ‘Brookside’ (3 Pearwood Cottages) at SY 46605 93512, generally west to SY 46600 93511 and SY 46596 93511, then north north west to SY 46593 93516 and west south west along the front of the property to SY 46583 93513 and south west to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 3 at SY 46580 93509. Width: The width of this part of Footpath 3 is 2 metres, except for 1.9 metres at SY 46600 93511. Limitation: 1.9 metres gap at SY 46600 93511 to British Standard BS5709:2018.    

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/P212), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 28 May 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: 29 April 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P212 Sealed Order                  

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 Footpath 7, Folke at Yew Tree Cottage) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order, made on 23 April 2021 under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980, will divert part of Footpath 7, Folke as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing path: The whole width of the path from the unaffected part of Footpath 7, in a field at ST 67161406, east south east across the field and across the garden of Yew Tree Cottage, to its junction with Writh Road (D20310), north of Yew Tree Cottage at ST 67331404. No recorded width.

To the new path: From the unaffected part of Footpath 7, in a field at ST 67161406, east north east across the field to its junction with Writh Road (D20310), north north west of Yew Tree Cottage at ST 67311407.The width of this part of Footpath 7 is 2 metres. Limitation: Kissing gate at ST 67311407 to BS5709:2018.

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/P215), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 4 June 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: 6 May 2021                                                                                              Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P215 Sealed Order          

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

Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Section 257 and Paragraph 1 of Schedule 14, Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, Section 53A(2) - Dorset Council (Footpath 32 Shaftesbury) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order was made on 23April 2021 under section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and section 53A(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. The effect of the order will be to divert public Footpath 32, Shaftesbury, as shown on the order map as follows:        

From the current route (A-B): That length and the whole width of public footpath no. 32, Shaftesbury, running from its junction with footpath 13, Motcombe, at the Motcombe parish boundary at point A, at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference ST 86720 24475, in a generally south-easterly direction for approximately 212 metres to point B, ST 86848 24306.                  

To the new route (A-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-B): A length of public footpath at a width of 2 metres, with a tarmac surface, running from point A, ST 86720 24475 in a generally south-easterly turning southerly direction for approximately 54 metres to point C, at ST 86728 24424. The path proceeds in a generally easterly direction for approximately 8 metres to point D, ST 86736 24424. The path then crosses a vehicular access and proceeds in a generally easterly direction for approximately 2 metres to point E, ST 86739 24423; before proceeding in a generally southerly direction for approximately 8 metres to point F, ST 86738 24416, leaving the vehicular access, and then in a generally south-easterly direction for approximately 6 metres to point G, ST 86740 24411. The path then continues behind vehicular parking spaces, in a generally south-easterly direction, first for approximately 16 metres to point H, ST 86751 24403; then in the same direction along a footway for approximately 20 metres to point I, ST 86773 24389; then crossing a vehicular access for approximately 16 metres to point J, ST 86782 24383; then continues along a footway for approximately 85 metres to point K, ST 86844 24330, where it turns to proceed in a generally south-south-westerly turning south-south-easterly direction for approximately 29 metres to terminate at point B, ST 86848 24306 at Littledown Road A350. The total length of footpath to be created is approximately 244 metres with a width of 2 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, Economic Growth and Infrastructure, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (quoting reference PMH/DC/P224), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 6 June 2021. Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

 

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

Dated: 6 May 2021                                                                                              Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order:  P224 Shaftesbury Sealed Order

Notice of Making a 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 45, Gillingham at Barnaby Mead) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order was made on 30 April 2021, under section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and section 53A(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. The effect of the order will be to divert the public footpath as shown on the order map as follows:

From the current route: The full width of the footpath from the unaffected part of Footpath 45 at ST 80995 26718 to the south east of Barnaby Mead, generally east north east across a grass field to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 45 at ST 81082674. (No recorded width).

To a new route: From the unaffected part of Footpath 45 at ST 80995 26718 to the south east of Barnaby Mead, south south east along a part surfaced and part grass path to ST 80995 26716, then east north east to ST 81082673 and continuing north east to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 45 at ST 81082674. Width: The width of this part of Footpath 45 is 2 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/P223), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk not later than 11 June 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 itself 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: 13 May 2021                                                                                             Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P223 Sealed Order

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