ash pit

ash pit

[′ash ‚pit]
(building construction)
The ash-collecting area beneath a fireplace hearth.
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Tenders are invited for tender for lifting of boiler wet scrubber ash from ash pit to required place in the mill premises for the season 2019-20
"I had water from the well in the garden, an outside ash pit toilet and an iron kitchen range."
The owner had shoveled hot ash through the ash door, down into the ash pit. Investigation of the ash pit later revealed there was no ash dump below, but merely the concrete block used to support the fireplace.
Conversely, my mother's father was an ostler at a Mountain Ash pit and her four brothers all began working as teenagers in the local mines.
He sets a small 'camp fire' of oak in the firebox grate pit, just outside the ash pit opening.
Rather than the image of a mythic land blossoming in a Golden Age that had long accompanied him, Roskies found himself amidst the ruins of Crematorium IV alongside an ash pit pond.
Additionally my husband spends several hours every couple of weeks cleaning the corn we get from the local grain elevator, otherwise we would have an overflowing ash pit!
"The pointed end was used to lift the hot lid off the top for filling and also the ash pit cover," he writes.
They had also claimed that liquids draining from the process at Wrexham ran into an ash pit when in fact there was a waste stream under the floor.
There is a porch and entrance hall with wood block floor and a good dining room with a wide inglenook in stone, still with its old bread oven and ash pit beneath.
Tenders are invited for tender for contract regarding removal of ash from ash pit of wet scrubber during crushing season