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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It was nice not having back-to-back houses around you.
It has been argued, possibly speculatively, that the words were used to refer to different sizes of alleyway between back-to-back houses ('jowler' referring to the smaller version).
It appears that in the city which proudly possesses the museum of back-to-back houses, it is not understood what is a back-toback house.
Families who lived in the hundreds of back-to-back houses in the area would send their youngsters out in the early evening for a bag of sweets to enjoy as they sat by the fireside.
We were one of the many families living in dark and damp back-to-back houses, so I grew up knowing cold and hunger.
When the outside work is done, visit Emilie Doo's Chemist Shop to find out the different herbs to treat ailments and take a walk behind the back-to-back houses to smell the homemade stew being cooked with the homegrown vegetables.
Go back to Victorian times, Birmingham In the heart of the city, 52 and 54 Inge Street are two of the 11 small houses that make up the city's last surviving courtyard of back-to-back houses. Each of the houses has been decorated as if it were in the Victorian period, with upstairs sitting rooms to make the most of street views.
THE North of England is known for its back-to-back houses but this local property at Cowcliffe Hill Road really does break all the rules.
Those screens were often used to illustrate the songs, such as grim views of back-to-back houses for Handbags and Gladrags, and the naval convoy returning home from the Falkland islands for Sailing.
The back-to-back houses which are a hallmark of the old Valley areas make a suitable setting for a photograph of some of the cast (left to right) Arthur Wynn (an official), Mike Britton-Jones (policeman), Edward Fox (King Edward), John Sharpnel (the King''s personal private secretary) and Jeffrey Jones (an official).
Graham of Tilewood Avenue, Eastern Green, said: "It is of many of the children who lived in the courts and back-to-back houses thereabouts.