Log house


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Log house

A house built of logs that are horizontally laid and notched.

log house

A house constructed of squared timbers that have been hewn from round logs, thus requiring an adze and/or other tools to shape them; the timbers are laid horizontally and notched or otherwise fastened to prevent their spreading at the corners and to provide rigidity
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The Russians had a neat log house built on a grassy slope, with a windlass well beside the door.
There stands his house--been empty ever since; a log house, with a plank roof--just one big room, and no more; no ceiling--nothing between the rafters and the floor.
This was a two-story log house which had acquired the reputation a few years ago of being haunted, and that was the end of its usefulness.
We struck across the big yard, noticing this, that, and t'other thing that was so familiar, and we so glad to see it again, and when we got to the roofed big passageway betwixt the double log house and the kitchen part, there was everything hanging on the wall just as it used to was, even to Uncle Silas's old faded green baize working-gown with the hood to it, and raggedy white patch between the shoulders that always looked like somebody had hit him with a snowball; and then we lifted the latch and walked in.
I had greater freedom, and no longer slept in one of the prisons, but had a little room to myself off the kitchen of the colonel's log house.
But just before darkness rushed over him, he saw the kitchen door open, and a woman look out of the big log house that was dancing a monstrous jig among the trees.
The underground log house with a ground plan of 4 and 2.7 metres constructed from red spruce beams contained a wooden sarcophagus with the body of the Germanic prince.
Log house that is also called a log home is a pattern built of horizontal logs linked at the corners by notching.
Tour a log house built in the 1830s; the Bee Castle which is thought to be the only one of its kind in the state of Illinois; the Buckeye School, which served as a schoolhouse from 1856-1948;, the Owaneco-Campbellsburg Depot, originally located in Buckhart Towhship; and the Morrison House for a look at genteel life in the 19th century.
Gerry McGinlay: amendment of planning condition to remove requirement for log house to be used as bed and breakfast establishment; at The Log House, Eastfield Road, Caldercruix.
Log House Farm is close to the village of Chadwick End, which has a pub, village hall and day nursery.