D’Eyncourt v Gregory (No 1): 1866

If the intention is apparent to make the articles part of the land, they become part of the land. Sculptures which simply rested by their own weight were held to form part of the architectural design for the hall in which they were placed and so fell to be treated as part of the freehold.
Lord Romilly MR
(1866) LR 3 Eq 382
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedHolland v Hodgson 1872
(Court of Exchequer Chamber) Blackburn J set out what constituted a fixture: ‘There is no doubt that the general maxim of the law is, that what is annexed to the land becomes part of the land; but it is very difficult, if not impossible, to say with . .

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Updated: 10 May 2021; Ref: scu.188829