Definitive Map and Statement are conclusive evidence
of what they contain so that:
Definitive Map: where the map shows a route of one
of the following classes it is conclusive evidence that
the way has at least that status without prejudice to
any question regarding higher status.
Definitive Statement: where the Map shows a path,
the Statement is conclusive evidence as to position
and width and any limitations and conditions
Footpath: a public right of way on foot.
Bridleway: a public right of way on foot or with
led or ridden horses. Pedal cyclists may also use bridleways
but must give way to other users.
Restricted Byway: a right of way for all the users
listed above plus use with vehicles without engines.
Byway Open to All Traffic: can be used by motor
vehicles and all the other traffic listed above.
Landowner Deposit: S31(6) of the Highways Act 1980
allows a landowner to deposit with the County Council
a map and statement as to the public rights of way he
admits are on his land and a following statutory declaration
prevents a right of way being established by use.