Trim v Sturminster Rural District Council: CA 1938

The ‘appurtenances’ of a house are confined to the curtilage of the house.


[1938] 2 KB 508


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedMethuen-Campbell v Walters CA 1978
The curtilage of a house is narrowly confined to the area surrounding it and did not extend to a paddock. Buckley LJ said: ‘In my judgment, for one corporeal hereditament to fall within the curtilage of another, the former must be so intimately . .
CitedLowe v First Secretary of State and Another Admn 6-Feb-2003
The landowner appealed against an enforcement notice issued with respect to a chain link fence erected along the driveway of his grade II listed building. He said the drive was not part of the curtilage of the building.
Held: The inspector had . .
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Updated: 31 July 2022; Ref: scu.195574