Patchetts Green Bridleways Trust
 PG: OBJECTS: PROMOTION: Cheshunt St Mary's School Route (includes part of Cheshunt 13 and 16)  H251 
Map showing St Mary's School bridleway
Annotated map reproduced courtesy of Googlemaps.
This route starts on Bury Green Road (bridleway Cheshunt 61) and heads generally eastwards before leaving Cheshunt 16 Footpath and following a field edge to the bridleway bridge (shown in blue) over the New River. The route on the eastern side of the New River is part of a route under development. SIgn at western end pointing along path

Sign at western end pointing along path
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021

Cheshunt SMS bridleway Cheshunt 74 (to left) from E end of route
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021
Cheshunt SMS bridleway Heading East from Cheshunt 61
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021
Cheshunt SMS bridleway Bridleway sign where route leaves Cheshunt 16
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021
Cheshunt SMS bridleway Heading generally Eastwards
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021
Cheshunt SMS bridleway Cheshunt 13 bridleway bridge
Photo: Phil Wadey, 11 Apr 2021

Legal History
22 Dec 2010: Public Path Creation Agreement between Hertfordshire County Council and Thames Water Utilities Ltd created a bridleway over the New River.
Definitive Statement (4 Dec 2015)
Path: [Cheshunt] 16.  Status: Footpath.  Definitive Map sheet: 80
FP starts from BR61 (Bury Green Road) 200 yards south of Bury Green Farm, path runs on the north side of Broom Hills Wood. Path then leads in southeast direction across field to footbridge over New River crosses FP12, west side of New River is protected by iron railings, entrance via a swing gate. East side of New River is again protected by iron railings. Path recommences from FP13 100 yds S yards then turns eastwards to connect to BR75 (Theobalds Lane) at TL 3498 0114.
Note that the statement has not yet been updated to show the new bridleway and removal of swing gate.

Prospective Change to Definitive Statement (from 22 Dec 2010)
Path: [Cheshunt] 13.  Status: Bridleway.  Definitive Map sheet: 80
Part of Cheshunt FP 13 is upgraded to bridleway and new bridleway is created commencing from the junction with the new footpath and cycleway to the east of the New River at point A on the Plan (TL 3484 0126), running west, crossing the bridge over the New River to link with the new bridleway to the west of the New River at point B on the Plan (TL 3481 0126).
Width: 4.5 metres
Limitations: None

© 2021 Patchetts Green Bridleways Trust. File reference: ED089 (New River Bridge).