Dear Department for Transport,
The response from Highways England on my previous FOI request (see https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/b... ) suggests that you may hold the information I am looking for.
There used to be a bridleway near OS grid reference SU 84222 90558 (or short version: SU842905).
This can, for example, be seen on the following historic maps:
https://maps.nls.uk/view/102053550 - bottom right corner, running from Hill Green to Isolation Hospital (published 1952)
https://maps.nls.uk/view/128076441 - visible to the left of the text "Handy Cross" (published 1942)
Obviously, nowadays, the M40 cuts through this old bridleway; it is also no longer part of the published rights of way map.
Can you confirm this bridleway was indeed legally extinct? If so, when did this happen and what were the extinction arrangements?
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0016802.
A response will be issued to you in due course.
Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
Dear Mr Schoofs
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request of the 10^th December
2018 regarding the M40 Bridleway. Please see attached the Department for
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