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The uphill property has what is called a right of support. But generally when there is a fence required, the costs of the fence are shared, and so the costs of providing the necessary support generally included in the costs of the fence. Fencing costs are shared between neighbours, so the costs of the support would tend to be included in the overall costs, although it would be probably more the downhill property which needs to ensure that the right of support is protected. But when you do a project like construction of a fence, these costs are generally shared