346. Licence coupled with grant.

(4)     Licences

346.     Licence coupled with grant.

A right to work mines1 and carry away the minerals2 won is more than a mere licence3. It is a profit à prendre lying in grant4, which may be limited either for freehold or chattel interests5, and the estates so created may be devised6, inherited7 or assigned8. It does not convey any estate in the land or in the mines except the parts9 severed which become the property of the grantee10. Such a licence is