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 PG: OBJECTS: PROMOTION: Ardeley 49
Map showing recorded Ardeley and Cottered paths
Annotated map reproduced courtesy of Googlemaps.
This route starts from Cromer Heath (public road) opposite Newell Lane (public road) and heads generally southeastwards to a track to Cromer Windmill then to the B1037 (public road) then northeastwards to a junction with Cottered 26.

A volunteer has photographed this route for the 2021/22 Access and Riding Rights of Way Survey, and the page will be updated shortly. Find out more!

Photograph of Ardeley 49
NW end of path looking SE
Photo: Phil Wadey, 22 Jul 2022
Photograph of Ardeley 49
Continuing SE
Photo: Phil Wadey, 22 Jul 2022
Photograph of Ardeley 49
Continuing SE
Photo: Phil Wadey, 22 Jul 2022
Photograph of Ardeley 49
Junction with windmill track.
Photo: Phil Wadey, 22 Jul 2022
Photograph of Ardeley 49
Continuing SE to road junction
Photo: Phil Wadey, 22 Jul 2022
EHFS BHS Ardeley 49 is only recorded as a footpath, but has been riden for many years. The BHS has made an application for the route to be recorded at higher status based on the user evidence collected. Part of Ardeley 49 was already the subject of a modification order application based on historical evidence submitted by the East Herts Footpath Society.

Legal History
30 Jul 2003: EHFS application for part of Ardeley 49 to be recorded as a byway, with the route south to road past Cromer Windmill. HCC reference EH/287.
28 Jun 2022: Application for Ardeley 49 to be recorded as part restricted byway and part byway open to all traffic. HCC reference EH/287.
Definitive Statement (4 Dec 2015)
Path: [Ardeley] 49.  Status: Recorded Footpath.  Definitive Map sheet: 23
Commences at junction with county road on parish boundary opposite Newell Lane Luffenhall, thence SE to junction with county road NW of Hare Street.

Path: [Cottered] 26.  Status: Recorded Footpath.  Definitive Map sheet: 23
Commences at junction with county road S of Town Houses in Cottered by step stile thence to FP27 at step stile thence SW over Green Lane through hedge gap to junction with county road B1037 NW of Hare Street.

© 2022 Patchetts Green Bridleways Trust. File reference: EC460 (Ardeley 49) and EC620 (Cottered 26).

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