Ordnance Survey maps, which are increasingly used as the basis of conveyance plans1, do not purport to fix private boundaries2. Where there are boundary features, such as hedges or fences, between parcels of land, it is the practice of the Ordnance Survey to draw the boundary line down the middle of these features regardless of whether the true boundary lies to one side or the other3. If a conveyance of part of an estate is by reference to a plan, not said to be for the purposes of identification only, which has been copied from the Ordnance Survey map,
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