false roof


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false roof

A ceiling, esp. in an upper room or garret, which is shaped like a roof but is separated from the roof by a dead-air space.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Scaffolding is now being put up to cover the interior and exterior, and a false roof will be erected, ready for experts to remove the original roof and examine the full extent of the damage.
"In one instance, we stopped a Range Rover driven by two women which had a false roof. The inside was lined with bundles of pounds, dollars and Dutch guilders.
Lee Bourn, 39, died after falling through a false roof at the Lighthouse community centre in Oakfield Road, Anfield, where he was working as a volunteer in February 2010.
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Not surprisingly, it needed its false roof and windows on one side as a sort of disguise in the troubled years that followed.