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counting house

A building once used primarily for accounting and bookkeeping.
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The buildings that arose south of Peck Slip after the war were primarily "Counting Houses," office buildings that were mainly two to three stories high.
It was for this reason that I included in my own letter the warning that counting houses built against population was ``simplistic''.
Counting took place in Stratford, Southam, Shipston and Alcester, with information passing slowly between the counting houses.
This research demonstrates that inductive machine learning, combined with principles of syntactic pattern recognition, provides an artificial intelligence solution for counting houses in pan-sharpened IKONOS imagery.
Hancock does much to buttress Langford's argument, demonstrating the commercial and cultural integration of the empire that was accomplished through the efforts of such men as the "associates," governing from their counting houses in Philpot Lane.
He is counting houses on sites that do not have any planning permission, such as the St Julie's school site included in his figures, "In development -143 homes".