Notice of Landowner Deposit: Land at Church Farm, Witney Lane, Leafield, OX29 9PG

We have been asked by Oxfordshire County Council, Countryside Records Office to display the following notices in relation to the above application.

The owner of the above land has submitted a Declaration to Oxfordshire County Council which prevents unrecorded public rights of way from being legally recorded on the basis of presumed dedication in the future.

The landowner has also submitted a statement under section 15A(1) Commons Act 2006 which prevents the land from being registered as a town or village green in the future.

The application can be found on their website at:

Please select the ‘search statements and declarations’ button (this will open a new webpage). You can search for the application by typing the reference number above into the ‘Keyword’ search box and clicking ‘Search’ button.

Please note this is for information only, you cannot object to the application received.  Rights of way that are already legally recorded are unaffected.  The legal record is called the definitive map of public rights of way, and is available online at  However, rights of way may exist that are not recorded on the definitive map.  If you believe there is a route that should be added to the definitive map and it meets the legal tests for recording a public right of way then you can apply for a definitive map modification order (DMMO). For more information on this please see: Similarly if you think land affected by this statement should be registered as a town or village green you have one year from the date of deposit to make an application.

Please respond directly to Oxfordshire County Council.

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