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Hedgerows covered by legislation

A countryside hedgerow which is:

  • more than 20 metres long (or any part of such a length)
  • less than 20 metres long, but meets another hedge at each end
  • located on or next to:
    • land used for agriculture or forestry
    • land used for keeping horses, ponies or donkeys
    • common land
    • a village green
    • a site of special scientific interest
    • a local nature reserve
    • a public right of way