169. Fixtures.

169.     Fixtures.

A legal mortgage of land comprises, without specific mention, all fixtures which at the date of the mortgage1 are, or at any time afterwards during its continuance2 may be, annexed to the land3. This rule applies also to an equitable mortgage4. So far as fixtures are concerned, mortgages of leaseholds are on the same footing as mortgages of freeholds5. If a tenant who has put up fixtures, which as against the landlord he is entitled to remove, mortgages his leasehold interest, the mortgage will pass those fixtures whether they are mentioned or not6, and whether