The Anglo-Saxon word for enclosure was ‘haeg’ or gehaeg’ and this is were we get the word ‘hedge’.

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Image: Devon hedge by Emma Brice

Infomation sourced from: 

Woodland Trust (2013), Position Statement Hedges and Hedgerow [online], Available from: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/mediafile/100083948/Hedges-position-statement.pdf [accessed 28/06/2015].

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