Decision details

Application for Definitive Map Modification Orders to record a restricted byway from T58 Unclassified Road to T58 North Down Road, in the parish of Hurstbourne Tarrant.

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Hampshire County Council has a duty to determine applications made under Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

An analysis of the user and documentary evidence set out in the background report concludes that although there is some conflicting evidence, when taking all the evidence together, it provides a reasonable allegation of dedication under common law. Officers consider that the bridleway should be recorded as 3.5m wide in line with the aerial photography and mapping during the period of claimed use.

Publication date: 14/05/2024

Date of decision: 02/05/2024

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