English Field Systems

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Harvard University Press; [etc., etc. ], 1915 - 568 pages
 

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Page 308 - Counties ; for, notwithstanding common rights, for great cattle, exist in all of them, and even sheep-walk privileges in many, yet the natural industry of the people is such, that wherever a person can get four or five acres together, he plants a white-thorn hedge round it, and seta an oak at every rod distance, which is consented to by a kind of general courtesy from one neighbour to another.
Page 79 - Parochial Antiquities attempted in the History of Ambrosden, Burcester, and other adjacent parts in the counties of Oxford and Bucks, with a Glossary of Obsolete Terms,' Oxford, 1695, 4to, dedicated to his patron, Sir W.

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