[Talk-GB] Mapping a combined stile and gate?

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Apr 22 15:48:12 UTC 2019

On 22/04/2019 15:34, Roger Calvert wrote:
> The Lake District National Park instructions to footpath surveyors 
> recommends:
> "Where there are two items of furniture for the same crossing (for 
> example, a gate and a stile alongside each other), then it is the one 
> highest up the hierarchy .. or the one definitely on the definitive 
> line, that is the most important."
> The gate is higher in their hierarchy than the stile, and thus would 
> normally be considered to be the one on the PROW where there is doubt 
> about the definitive line.
> Roger

But that would mean, if the landowner wished to close or remove the 
gate, there would be no official PROW access.

Could you clarify who these footpath surveyors are?
Do you have a link to this statement?


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