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bridge over water at Furzey Gardens

Glossary

Curtilage is the legal term for ‘the area of land occupied by a dwelling and its yard and outbuildings, actually enclosed or considered as enclosed’.

Highway is not defined by statute but will normally include public roads, public footpaths and bridleways. It can also sometimes relate to private roads and footpaths.

Height is the height from ground level which is the level of the surface of the ground immediately next to the building or structure in question. Where this is uneven, it is the level of the highest part of the surface next to it.

Microwave antenna means a satellite antenna or terrestrial microwave antenna.

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