Public Rights of Way Text

Alternative Title

Dataset Language

The number of the Right of Way. The Rights of Way are numbered by Parish.
This is information taken from the Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way in Hertfordshire and includes additional information regarding Unclassified Unmetalled County Roads.
Topic Category

Keyword Value: Access, Annotation Council, Environment, Hertfordshire, Public, Rights of Way, Text
Originating Controlled Vocabulary: GEMET - INSPIRE Spatial Data Themes (GEMET)
Originating Controlled Vocabulary Citation: 2008-01-01
Temporal Extent

from -2005-12 to -2999
Dataset Reference Date

Date:2010-09 -2019-11
Date Type: publication, revision

Rights of Way originally traced (using a light box) from 1:10,000 Definitive Maps in 1999.In 2010 paths were altered slightly to reflect the OSPAI basemap corrections.
A Dervived Data Exemption was granted by Ordnance Survey in 2013.

IPR: Ordnance Survey
Product: 1:10,000 Scale Raster
Hertfordshire County
Vertical Extent

Spatial Reference System

OSGB36 - National Grid of Great Britain
Spatial Resolution

Resource Locator

Public Map viewer (Rights of Way Map) -[1:0,1,2,3,4]
Internal Highways Viewer -
Layerfile for use by HCC internal staff: \Geodata\HCC\Environ\RoW\RoW\prowtext:
  • PRoW Anno for Black Lines.lyr
  • PRoW Anno for Colour inc. UUCR.lyr
  • PRoW Anno for Colour, no UUCR.lyr
  • Format
    ESRI/SDE, ESRI/Shapefile
    Responsible Organisation

    Hertfordshire County Council - Environmental Management Group, Rights of Way Team
    Role: Resource Provider, Custodian, Owner, Distributor, Originator, Point of Contact.
    Limitations on Public Access

    Copyright Controlled. Use is subject to licence.
    Use Constraints

    Licenced on terms equivalent to OS OpenData;
    You must use the following Copyright Acknowledgement:

    Contains public sector information from Hertfordshire County Council.
    Licensed on terms equivalent to OS OpenData.
    Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2012.

    Users should note that the data is not intended to be used as definitive but indicative.
    For legal purposes the original Map and Statement should always be consulted.
    This data should be viewed against the Ordnance Survey 1:10,000 Scale Raster data at a viewscale of 1:10,000, if this is not the case, the following words must be displayed with the acknowledgement:
    The Rights of Way information on this plan is based on information from the Definitive Map of Public Rights of Way in Hertfordshire (the Definitive Map).
    Accuracy of this plan cannot be guaranteed. If in doubt the Definitive Map should be consulted.

    This data is supplied without guarantee or any warranty as to the accuracy, currency or completeness, and is provided as is, excluding any warranties of any
    kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law,including (but not limited to) satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
    Additional information

    Further information and details of any changes since the above date can be obtained from the Rights of Way Unit Enquiry Line - 01992 555279 / 25279
    The definitive map and statement on
    Resource Identifier


    Commission Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
    as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services.
    Re-designing HCC Data for INSPIRE not done
    Equivalent scale

    Bounding box
    0.76, 0.22, 51.58, 52.10
    Quality scope
    Spatial representation type

    Character encoding
    Data quality
    Maintenance information
    maintenance and update frequency:
    update scope:
    maintenance note:
    Metadata update date
    Metadata Language

    Metadata Point of Contact

    Hertfordshire County Council - Countryside Rights of Way Team
    Role: Resource Provider, Custodian, Owner, Distributor, Originator, Point of Contact.
    Resource Type

    6 Dataset
    File Identifier
    Hierarchy level name
    Parent identifier
    Metadata standard name

    Metadata standard version
    Review date
    Name Long Name Description

    OSGB36 National Grid Bounding Coordinates

    West: 486000 East: 552000 North: 245000 South: 189000
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    Change History