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.
Two of those who died were killed when winds overturned their vehicle, while an eight-year-old boy and his mum died when an restaurant's lean-to roof collapsed.
Two of those who died were killed when high winds overturned their vehicle, while an eight-year-old boy and his mother died when an outdoor restaurant's lean-to roof collapsed.
The Mediterranean style conservatory, also known as the lean-to conservatory, with its distinctive lean-to roof is the most uncomplicated - and often most economical - solution where a more complex design would be inappropriate or impracticable.
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.