Monuments Description Law and Legal Definition

Monuments description refers to a method of describing property by referring to objects or monuments on the boundaries.

The following is an example of a case law on monuments description:

Where land is described by another's land, the latter becomes a monument of description, and the true line thereof will control the courses and quantity given in a deed. [Abbey v. McPherson, 1 Kan. App. 177 (Kan. Ct. App. 1895)].