Planning dispute over Somerset path resolved after nearly 60 years

Battle to have muddy track in High Ham removed as a right of way is believed to be one of the longest in British legal history

A planning dispute going back almost 60 years over a rutted country lane deep in Somerset has finally been resolved.

After a battle believed to be one of the longest in British legal history, the lane outside a cottage once occupied by siblings Archie and Ivy Peppard will be removed as a right of way from the official map.

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