377. External walls and fence walls adjoining boundaries.

377.     External walls and fence walls adjoining boundaries.

A wall in single ownership that does not divide buildings is not a party wall1 or party fence wall2 for the purposes of the Party Wall etc Act 19963. Such walls may be boundary walls in the sense that they stand alongside the boundary of a property and delimit it. They will be either external walls or fence walls4. The building of such walls can carry the right to place below the level of the land of the adjoining owner necessary footings and foundations5