Outhouses


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OUTHOUSES. Buildings adjoining to or belonging to dwelling-houses.
     2. It is not easy to say what comes within and what is excluded from the meaning of out-house. It has been decided that a school-room, separated from the dwelling-house by a narrow passage about a yard wide, the roof of which was partly upheld by that of the dwelling-house, the two buildings, together with some other, and the court which enclosed them, being rented by the same person, was properly described as an out-house: Russ. & R. C. C. 295; see, for other cases, 3 Inst. 67; Burn's Just., Burning, II; 1 Leach, 49; 2 East's P. C. 1020, 1021. Vide House.

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TYPE: Four-bedroom detached house RENTAL: pounds 1,250 pcm AGENT: Payne Associates TELEPHONE: 024 7622 2022 KEY FEATURES: Part furnished Downstairs cloakroom Farmhouse style kitchen Extended lounge Dining room Four bedrooms Jack and Jill en-suite Luxury family bathroom Tandem garage Workshop & outhouses Delightful rear garden
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At night, the men were so exhausted that they pissed and shit themselves in their cots, unable to get up to use the outhouses.
Outhouses is a photographic and historical reflection upon the role that the once-necessary outhouse has played in the human past.
My understanding (in my state) is that building codes do not forbid alternatives like outhouses and composters.