Negative covenant was enforced by equity against a successor in title who was not liable at common law but who had purchased with notice of covenant.
[Equitable burden imposed on land will be enforceable to same extent as any other equitable interest, eg contract for a lease.
Duty to observe it will pass to all subsequent owners of land, except equity’s darling.]
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