single house

single house

A house having a long plan that is only one room wide, with the narrow end of the house facing the street; the entrance from the street is up a short flight of stairs to the long open porch (sometimes called a piazza) that extends along one side of the house and provides entry into the individual rooms; for example, see Charleston house.
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They went on travelling for two days through a great forest, without food or drink, and without coming across a single house, and every night they had to climb up into the trees through fear of the wild beasts that were in the wood.
He had been sorely disappointed with the poor little village of the blacks, hidden away in his own jungle, and with not a single house as large as his own cabin upon the distant beach.
Apparently the single house, and possibly even the household, had vanished.
As a matter of fact there was just a little uncertainty as to whether there was a single house left; for the agent had taken so many people to see them, and for all he knew the company might have parted with the last.
I had not seen a single house anywhere near; there did not seem to be any human habitation for miles; and now as darkness fell denser over the land I couldn't see the glimmer of a single light.
You haven't planted one tree nor built a single house.
Only in that single house, which stood opposite that in which the learned foreigner lived, it was quite still; and yet some one lived there, for there stood flowers in the balcony--they grew so well in the sun's heat
Colne Valley house builder SB Homes has just formally applied to Kirklees Council to demolish the old stone-built Marsden Fire Station on Manchester Road and build 26 flats and a single house on the site.
A single house can save up to 30% of electricity by properly using the ECBC,' he said and added that in the next decade or so PEECA was expecting the construction of at least 10 million new houses and the energy supply to such a large number was impossible without using energy conservation codes.
He said that every single house should be checked and red sticker to be pasted on the houses with positive larva in order to sensitize people of that house, neighbors and health teams.
All 18 persons were recovered from a single house in the region which also had a huge cache of weapons.
While criticizing Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chief Imran Khan he said that those who are criticizing and mud-slinging upon Nawaz Sharif cannot render account of even a single house in court and are continuously disgracing state institutions.

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