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Michael Holly, Solicitor
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What should be the minimum width of a prescribed right of

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what should be the minimum width of a prescribed right of way across someone's land to another piece of land. provate property (garden)
Assistant: Where are you located? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: South yorkshire
Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no nothing. Our neighbour says he has been crossing over for 20 years so has prescribed right of way. we have nothing in the deeds to say this is so?
Assistant: Anything else you want the solicitor to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Michael Holly replied 4 months ago.

There is no exact measurement but for a pedestrian right of way it must be wide enough for a person to pass carrying a load or pushing a bicycle or barrow, so about a metre.

I hope this assists. If there are any further points please reply I will be happy to respond.

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Michael