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A smaller separate building such as a shed or barn that belongs to a main building, such as a house or farm.
hut, lean-to, outhouse, shackView synonyms
- ‘Much of the stone of the wall has today been plundered for the building of farmhouses, outbuildings and churches.’
- ‘It can be anything from an old outbuilding to a small shed or barn.’
- ‘The former bike sheds and outbuildings will become individual creative arts workshops.’
- ‘This building is usually one of the larger outbuildings on the farm and is specially designed for corn storage.’
- ‘A stone arch separates the main house from stone outbuildings measuring 50 feet by 15.’
- ‘He also reminded householders that garden tools and power tools kept in sheds and outbuildings were valuable and therefore vulnerable to thieves.’
- ‘There is also the added cost of maintaining estate houses, outbuildings, cottages and fences.’
- ‘Inside one of the rural farm's outbuildings, steam pours from a large metal vat and a man stirs a huge pot of brewing barley with a large spade.’
- ‘It boasts many outbuildings, a guest house, workshop, garages and even air raid bunkers.’
- ‘It had destroyed five homes, a barn, 21 outbuildings, a boat and several vehicles.’
- ‘He added the main mill building and outbuildings would be demolished because they were fragile and there were traces of asbestos.’
- ‘Opening at the same time are several rooms in the main house and outbuildings that have not been opened to the public previously.’
- ‘In the absence of a church, meetings were held in the home or in an outbuilding on a farm.’
- ‘There is also a range of stone outbuildings including a coach house, two garages, a workshop and log store.’
- ‘Major renovation work was done in the 1970s and both the main house and stone outbuildings have been re-roofed.’
- ‘Farms can also provide outbuildings or barns for work to take place away from prying eyes.’
- ‘Historic coach houses and outbuildings should where feasible be incorporated in any future uses of the inner block area.’
- ‘Its outbuildings include a double garage, greenhouse, potting shed, kennels and workshop.’
- ‘Residents had also been urged to check back gardens, outbuildings, sheds and garages.’
- ‘Among other things he is urging people to ensure people to secure sheds, garages and outbuildings.’
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