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How may I assist with your neighbour boundary issue?
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You would need to consult with the title deeds and plans for both properties and see exactly where and who owns that part of the land on the title deeds.
Sorry to say yes there could, but it is unlikely to be an error.
The title deeds and plans will show the boundary and ownership.
You can obtain full copies for both property form the land registry online for £3.00 each copy.
The link below is directly to that page.
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Many people believe (wrongly) there is a 7 year rule for a boundary, this is not the case.
Instead of trying to show that the boundary has always been where it is presently marked (e.g. by a fence or hedge, etc), it is often easier to rely upon a long period of occupation of the land as giving rise to ownership, or the right to apply for it, by virtue of “adverse possession”.
Adverse possession is a complex area and the law changed in 2003 but as a brief summary, if a neighbouring owner can prove the right sort of continuous and exclusive possession of the land for long enough (more than 10 years) they may have acquired, or be entitled to acquire, title to the land, even if it was not theirs in the first place.
You would need to consult a local property lawyer regarding this.