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monument Word or Phrase:CORNISH HEDGE *  
Definition:A stone faced earth bank, usually with a concave batter, and with the base the same width as its height and the top half the width of the base. Vegetation usually grows out of the top. Found mainly in Cornwall, but also elsewhere in the Atlantic Arc.

monument Word or Phrase:HEDGE BANK *  
Definition:A bank, often faced with stone, with a hedge planted on top.

monument Word or Phrase:HEDGE MAZE *  
Definition:A complex maze incorporating tall hedges. A popular feature of 16th and 17th century gardens.

monument Word or Phrase:HEDGE *  
Definition:Usually a row of bushes or small trees planted closely together to form a boundary between pieces of land or at the sides of a road.

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