The nadir was when I lost the flat and kipped in an outhouse
. ALAN LONGMUIR
Archaeologists may have found the outhouse
where the American Revolutionary War icon Paul Revere pooped.
There's a rear courtyard, where you'll find two outhouses
- one of which has power and plumbing for a washing machine while the other outhouse
has a toilet - and there's also a garage to the front.
After World War II, the outhouse
moved indoors; septic tanks and leach beds became new problems.
TYPE: Four-bedroom detached house RENTAL: pounds 1,250 pcm AGENT: Payne Associates TELEPHONE: 024 7622 2022 KEY FEATURES: Part furnished Downstairs cloakroom Farmhouse style kitchen Extended lounge Dining room Four bedrooms Jack and Jill en-suite Luxury family bathroom Tandem garage Workshop & outhouses
Delightful rear garden
From what we have read about outhouses
, it is only necessary to use an outhouse
to pass waste, not to pee (how is that for a combination of delicacy and popular vernacular?).
"We do pay a lot of money but that includes all the bills." Zena's plight came to light during a raid on illegal outhouses
by council officers - with our investigators in tow.
To start with, the outhouses
were all "squatters," and we, like most Americans, prefer "sitters." That was easily corrected with a few boards and a seat.
SUPERB SETTING The stone-built house at Coanwood, Haltwhistle, has mature, landscaped gardens with outhouses
and patio areas and the views are simply stunning.
Neil Scott, director of tenancy Services, Your Homes Newcastle, said: "The outhouses
are accessible through a single door which is secured by a rimlock.
Sam Yoder, an Amish elder, said some improvements were made to the outhouse
and the collection of the waste.