Carr v Lambert: 1866

Levancy and couchancy is a ‘measure of the capacity of the land to keep cattle out of artificial or natural produce grown within its limits’.


(1866) 1 Ex 168


England and Wales

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CitedBettison and others v Langton and others HL 17-May-2001
A right to pasture animals on a common had been levant and couchant, and as such was inalienable as a separate asset from the land where the animals were kept. The right was registered under the Act, and was thereby transformed into a right to graze . .
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Updated: 09 May 2022; Ref: scu.191140