Unit rood
Category Area
Details In the field of area, a unit "rood" is an old English unit of land measurement that was typically used for measuring the size of agricultural land, particularly in the context of cultivating arable land or allotting pasture. It is equivalent to 1/4 of an acre or 10,890 square feet or 1,012 square meters. It was commonly used alongside other units of measurement like acres and perches, with four roods making up an acre. Although it is an antiquated unit, it helps to understand historical land documents, surveys, and transactions.