ash pit

ash pit

[′ash ‚pit]
(building construction)
The ash-collecting area beneath a fireplace hearth.
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Tenders are invited for Transport Services Bottom Ash Ash Pit Paroseni Branches Mining
Most had to be content with only a yard to look upon, even if were chiefly occupied by a washhouse and ash pit.
Conversely, my mother's father was an ostler at a Mountain Ash pit and her four brothers all began working as teenagers in the local mines.
He sets a small 'camp fire' of oak in the firebox grate pit, just outside the ash pit opening.
Reign of Fire'' is about ancient dragons who have awakened from their slumber deep in the ground and turn the world into an ash pit under their scorched-earth policy.
They had also claimed that liquids draining from the process at Wrexham ran into an ash pit when in fact there was a waste stream under the floor.
There is a porch and entrance hall with wood block floor and a good dining room with a wide inglenook in stone, still with its old bread oven and ash pit beneath.
Having stumbled upon the mansion's hidden basement, Sally starts hearing voices calling out from the bolted ash pit, imploring her to open it.
Tenders are invited for 1) Earth Filling In Football Ground At Bara Simra Rehab Site 2) Periodic Cleaning Of Drain, Latrine And Ash Pit Surrounding 3) Providing Kutcha Drain Cutting From Hijukita B Village Near Culvert South End.
It's because of their heroics that Bush attended a memorial service in Shanksville, and not inside an ash pit that once was the White House or the Capitol.
He said it was likely carbon monoxide and other combustion gases entered the rooms of the house through a slightly open ash pit and a thermostat orifice.