lean-to roof

lean-to roof

[′lēn‚tü ‚rüf]
(architecture)

lean-to roof, half-span roof

A roof having a single pitch, carried by a wall which is higher than the roof.
References in classic literature ?
Behind the unprotected front part of the stage the middle part was covered by a lean-to roof sloping down from the rear wall of the building and supported by two pillars standing on the stage.
these works comprise of (a) converting the existing kitchen area into a toilet, to make the gentlemen~s toilet larger, close up some of the existing fire escape doors within the main hall and replace them with new ones, and (b) construct a new extension to the side of the exiting building, with a lean-to roof onto the main building.
However, many are often installed outside, (with a lean-to roof in some cases and without a lean-to roof in some cases).
A lean-to roof like the one on Charlie's bumpout is the easiest type to build, and Charlie was able to connect to the existing roofline, for a neater appearance.
They found that the back window was just a few feet above the lean-to roof of what would have been the scullery or washroom.
Because the cloister construction has to span between other existing structures and external buttresses around the cloister, the conoid pocket - that is the space behind the masonry shell - is left open to the void between the fan vault masonry and the lean-to roof above.
The angle of the lean-to roof is a little less than 45 degrees, with-the roof edge extending forward enough to cover the centerline of the deck above head-high.
RUMNEY An application has been made to build a new lean-to roof and alterations to a single-storey extension to 211 New Road, Rumney.
And when he arrived and climbed on to a lean-to roof at the back of the house and looked through the bedroom window he saw his wife and Mr Ali on the bed.
The problem with many extensions to terraced houses is that they are isolated, with three external walls, as well as a poorly insulated lean-to roof.
Custom add-on features include a lean-to roof, deck systems and deck railings.