powder house

powder house

[′pau̇d·ər ‚hau̇s]
(civil engineering)
A magazine for the temporary storage of explosives.

powder house

An isolated storage place for gunpowder; once found in areas subject to enemy attack; also called a powder magazine.
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We had our sights, however, on reaching the top of a ridgeline, first via the hiker-only Section 36 Loop Trail and then by picking up the Powder House Trail extension, to reach a viewpoint of the Soap Creek Valley and the Coast Range.
The stormy weather conditions over the previous few days left Lancaster's Powder House Lane pitch under several inches of water.
Volunteer crew members from Criccieth''''s RNLI lifeboat station were called to the incident near the Powder House at the entrance to the estuary at 3.
Stay at Powder House Lodge, Keystone, South Dakota, from PS60 per night (www.
with a family-friendly hike on the Powder House Conservation Trail behind Bolton Town Hall, 663 Main St.
The visitors will be looking to reverse the result earlier in the season when LSH travelled to Powder House Lane and produced a fine performance to triumph 26-13.
Several relics of the lead mining industry survive, notably the virtually intact hexagonal powder house (circa 1725) visible from the junction of the Arkengarthdale and Barnard Castle roads.
Our barn, which sat at the base of Powder House Hill in Deer Lodge, Montana, was huge with a big hayloft, a storage room, a couple of animal stalls and an area above the storage room, which we called our club house.
TOWARD THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY, BEACON HILL WAS still pasture land, an extension of Boston Common, its only structures a powder house and a watch house that presumably contained the beacon that gave the hill its name.
Bachelor's previous owners had an undeservedly bad image problem in the business community and with some local skiers," explains Dave McGee, owner of the Powder House ski shop in Bend.
A brick built powder house (left), used to store explosives which created the quarry now used as Stoney Cove diving centre, near Sapcote, has been sold as part of two lots of land around the village which fetched a total of pounds 56,000 at auction.