Plains house

plains cottage, Plains house

Typically, a relatively simple single-family, single-story house, constructed primarily of sod, having two to five rooms; primarily built in the 19th century in those parts of the Great Plains where sod was usually the only construction material conveniently obtainable; also See sod house and straw bale house.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On known flood plains houses need to be built on pile foundations with ground floor above flood levels.