Reilly v Booth: 1890

The express grant of a right over land which would place the dominant owner in such occupation of the servient land as to bar the servient owner from possession or control of the land may not constitute the grant of an easement but may be construed as a grant of the fee simple.


Lopes LJ


(1890) 44 Ch D 12

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CitedMoncrieff and Another v Jamieson and others HL 17-Oct-2007
The parties disputed whether a right of way over a road included an implied right for the dominant owner to park on the servient tenement.
Held: The appeal failed. ‘The question is whether the ancillary right is necessary for the comfortable . .
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Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.260029