back-to-back house


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back-to-back house

A house with a party wall at the rear as well as along the sides.
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He lives at the rear of a back-to-back house but says his post is often delivered to the front by mistake.
Keith Spencer Waterhouse was born in a back-to-back house in Hunslet, Leeds, on February 6 1929.
Back-to-back house fires Sunday night caused $400,000 in damage, Potter said.
Vanessa Schofield, prosecuting, said that the men were witnessed by a neighbour at the back-to-back house.
Police were called to a back-to-back house in Leeds when neighbours heard loud screams.
IAM 95 years old and I know what poverty is, being born in 1917 in a back-to-back house in Cowper Street, Aston.
The owner of the back-to-back house had left in the morning to drop her children off at school.
Constance must have lived out all but a couple of her 70-plus years living in the same back-to-back house.
Following the redevelopment of Birmingham that took place in the 1960s, families became scattered across many districts of Birmingham into far superior accommodation so condemning and demolishing the humble back-to-back house and its close-knit communities to history.
It's about as far removed from the conventional image of a back-to-back house as it could possibly be, with its three bedrooms, contemporary fittings, large conservatory and spacious living areas.
We had no heating, no TV, we lived in a back-to-back house with a toilet up the yard.