raised basement

raised basement

A basement whose floor level is much higher than usual, so that its ceiling is well above (usually one story above) ground level.
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It consists of two independent (east and west) two stories with raised basement, which will house the high school and high school respectively.
Alex Benjamin and Gareth Bainbridge raised basement boys Bedlington's hopes of causing an upset, but Durham hit back to finish 4-2 winners with strikes from Andy Bowes (2), Tony Chapman and Neil Campbell.
The structure, designed by Benjamin Silliman and James Farnsworth, originally stood at eight stories--excluding a raised basement and an attic--and was one of the city's tallest buildings when construction was completed in 1880.