Back building


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Back building

A detached or contiguous subsidiary structure behind the main building.

backhouse, back building

1. A privy or outhouse.
2. A structure that stands behind a building to which it is a subsidiary.
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The group is scaling back building projects as the credit crunch continues to deter home buyers.
On June 4, 2001, Hall became convinced that she would be transferred to the "back building," a facility for chronically ill patients.
We can be proud Swans is back building outstanding ships.
But the government's decision to cut back building on greenfield sites means it could be years before the homes are built - if ever.
TRIUMPH is back building motorcycles six months after a fire ripped through its Hinckley factory.
Between this virtually Rationalist back building and the front one, the court contains a little spa swimming pool that reflects shimmering bluish light up into the volumes which overlook it.
Construction of a 5-storey front building (BT 1) as a residential building with an integrated nursery, as well as a separate back building
Corbyn's suggestion that Labour could back building the four nuclear submarines at a cost of PS31billion but put them on patrol with no warheads was attacked as "ill-informed" by his former defence spokesman.
Zookeepers called off some of the dogs, and seven of them immediately went to a back building.
Adrian Bailey (Lab West Bromwich West) urged Ministers to bring back building societies, following the failure of high street banks.
The existing galleries in the Gammel Strand mansion will be linked to new ones in the back building by ramps, and the court itself will become a semi-public space which will serve as thoroughfare, exhibition gallery and ticket office.
But now they're back building boats - thanks to a pounds 22million order for two CalMac ferries.