An old English property law, originating in 1663.

It was drafted to protect the rights of homeowners and tenants to safeguard the amount of daylight that they usually enjoyed. If a window was used for lighting for a period of twenty years, it was forbidden for any neighbouring landowner to construct any building that blocked the light.

Cool name for a law, huh? I bet you were expecting a poem, or something.

You can see a picture of such a sign round the back of a top britnoder-couple's flat-

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