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This page is concerned with the hedge to ditch presumption and the hedge to hedge presumption. Hedge and ditch presumption Introduction The presumption is contained in this classic statement: “The rule about ditching is this. No man, making a ditch, can cut into his neighbour-s soil, but usually he cuts it to the very extremity of his own land: he is of course bound to throw the soil which he digs out, upon his own land; and often, if he…

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