Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981 Section 53 Schedule 14
Application for Modification of Definitive Map and Statement of Rights of Way
Addition of a Footpath at Trelyon Downs, St Ives CP
Cornwall Council is considering an application for an Order under Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, to modify the Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way by the addition of a Footpath from Unclassified Road U6014 to Footpath 33 St Ives at Trelyon Downs, St Ives CP, shown as routes A-B on the below map.
In accordance with Schedule 14, Paragraph 3(1)(b) of the Act, I am required to consult you regarding this application, and would therefore be pleased to receive your observations. I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible, but in any case no later than six weeks from the date of this email (28th June 2022). If I do not hear from you within this time, I shall assume that you have no comments to make.
Modification Orders are about whether public rights already exist, not whether they should be created or taken away. Therefore, only evidence either for or against the accrual of public rights may be considered, and in this connection I should be pleased to hear from you regarding whether you are aware of any user or archival evidence. Factors such as the suitability of a way for users who have a right to use it, or the nuisance that they are alleged to cause or likely to cause, the need for public access, desirability of the way, surface conditions, safety factors, or other environmental considerations are therefore irrelevant, and cannot be taken into consideration.
Please respond by replying to this email, addressing the questions outlined below. If you wish to send a copy of any evidence or an annotated map to us by post, please CLEARLY INDICATE the reference number WCA 569 and your name and address. Unfortunately, we cannot accept evidence received by post where we do know who it is from. The postal address is Countryside Rights of Way – Regulatory Services, PO Box 676, Threemilestone, Truro, TR1 9EQ.