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roundhouse

1. a circular building in which railway locomotives are serviced or housed, radial tracks being fed by a central turntable
2. Boxing slang
a. a swinging punch or style of punching
b. (as modifier): a roundhouse style
3. Pinochle US a meld of all four kings and queens
4. Obsolete a cabin on the quarterdeck of a sailing ship

roundhouse

A house that is round in plan, with no exterior corners.
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The appointment brings the landmark building - Western Australia's only remaining in situ railway roundhouse - a step closer to being upgraded to a standard suitable for public use.
Speaking to North Wales Live, he said: "We're still investigating and recording the remains of the roundhouse but considering its size and build quality it may have been home to an important figure in the community.
An Iron Age roundhouse around 13 metres in diameter - one of the largest stone roundhouses we have seen - has been unearthed in one of the trenches closest to the eroding cliff edge.
Already the 15 vertical posts of the roundhouse have been erected, with the horizontal wall plates lifted to form the framework of the house.
PERFORMER: Silver King, 51, died during a match at the Roundhouse in London
To watch At Dawn He Died, visit: https://vimeo.com/328681643 |To find out more about Roundhouse Pictures, the film production arm of creative communications agency The Roundhouse in Fenham, Newcastle, visit www.theroundhouse.co.uk/pictures/film
The individuals involved are believed to have then returned to the park on August 28 and damaged the remaining materials, including the seating and panels of the roundhouse.
Aerial photographs of trenches dug by archaeologists on Balderstone Hall Fields, off Wellhouse Lane, appear to show iron age roads and a circular anomaly that could be evidence of an ancient roundhouse dating back 2,000 years.
Initially constructed as a turntable engine shed in 1846, the Roundhouse transformed into a legendary concert venue in the late '60s with over a decade of performances by the Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and more.
The Apple Music Festival usually takes place in September and would run throughout the latter half of month with live concerts every night at the London Roundhouse. The first festival was actually held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London but was then moved to KOKO at Camden Town the following year, according to (http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/09/04/apple-discontinues-annual-london-music-festival) Apple Insider.
The funding will enable the Canal & River Trust and National Trust to turn the Grade II*-listed Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, into a base from which to explore Birmingham's canal network.
THE National Trust is hoping a series of walking, cycling and boating tours will breathe new life into Birmingham's historic Roundhouse building.