In real property law. Such circumstances, in regard to situation, out-look, access to a water-course, or the like, as enhance the pleasantness or desirability of an estate for purposes of residence, or con-tribute to the pleasure and enjoyment of tbe occupants, rather than to thelr Indispensable needs. In England, upon the building of a railway xor the construction of other public works, "amenity damages” may be given for the defacement of pleasure grounds, the iin-pairment of riparian rights, or other destruction of or injury to the amenities of tbe es-tate