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monument Word or Phrase:ATMOSPHERIC RAILWAY ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:An engine house which used air pressure to power trains on the experimental atmospheric railways of the 1840s.

monument Word or Phrase:EXCLUSIVE BRETHREN MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of meeting and worship for Exclusive Brethren, an exclusive fundamentalist puritan sect which was created when the Brethren split in 1847.

monument Word or Phrase:JEHOVAHS WITNESSES MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of meeting and worship for Jehovahs Witnesses.

monument Word or Phrase:MILITARY POLICE SECTION HOUSE *  
Definition:A building occupied by the corps responsible for police and disciplinary duties in the armed forces.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (13244/41) *  
Definition:A stand by set house designed to drawing number 13244/41 and comprising of 4 rooms; a fuel storage room, a transformer chamber, a switchgear chamber and the main engine room with 2 diesel engines.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (16302/41) *  
Definition:A stand by set house similar to 13244/41 and designed to drawing number 16302/41 and comprising of 4 rooms; a fuel storage room, a transformer chamber, a switchgear chamber and the main engine room with 3 diesel engines.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRE TENDER HOUSE (12563/40) *  
Definition:A building, on an airfield, used to house a fire engine designed to Air Ministry drawing number 12563/40.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (1039/41) *  
Definition:A stand by set house built to Air Ministry drawing number 1039/41.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (3527/43) *  
Definition:A portable stand by set house built to Air Ministry drawing number 3527/43.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (4238/44) *  
Definition:A stand by set house built to Air Ministry drawing number 4238/44.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (8760/42) *  
Definition:A stand by set house built with a steel-framed pitched roof. Built to drawing number 8760/42 it was intended to supersede all earlier designs and was cheaper to produce. Both the transformer and fuel tanks were located outside the main building.

monument Word or Phrase:CORDITE INCORPORATING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which cordite paste is blended with the solvent acetone and Vaseline to form a cordite dough.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRE TENDER HOUSE (5342/42) *  
Definition:A building, on an airfield, used to house a fire engine designed to Air Ministry drawing number 5342/42.

monument Word or Phrase:FONTEVRAULTINE DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:A priory of double order of Fontevrault nuns and brethren.

monument Word or Phrase:NONCONFORMIST MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for services by a nonconformist protestant sect, especially by Quakers and Presbyterians.

monument Word or Phrase:OPEN BRETHREN MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of meeting and worship for Open Brethren, a non exclusive fundamentalist puritan sect which was created when the Brethren split in 1847.

monument Word or Phrase:ORDNANCE STOREKEEPERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a storekeeper of naval ordnance.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (607/36) *  
Definition:An expansion period stand by set house designed to drawing number 607/36 and containing a single generator set and switch board. Constructed in reinforced concrete.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE (974/35) *  
Definition:An expansion period stand by set house designed to drawing number 974/35 and containing a single generator set and switch board. Constructed with brick cavity walls.

monument Word or Phrase:SINGLE ENDED WEALDEN HOUSE *  
Definition:A wealden house with only one end being jettied.

monument Word or Phrase:TEXTILE CONDITIONING HOUSE *  
Definition:Building for testing the condition and strength of textiles.

monument Word or Phrase:ATMOSPHERIC ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Building housing a form of early steam engine using steam at atmospheric pressure. Chiefly employed in mine pumping.

monument Word or Phrase:AUGUSTINIAN DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:A mixed house of Augustinian nuns, canonesses and canons.

monument Word or Phrase:BENEDICTINE DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:A mixed house of nuns and religious men of the Benedictine order.

monument Word or Phrase:BRIDGETTINE DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:An abbey of the Bridgettine double order of nuns and religious men.

monument Word or Phrase:KEITH BLACKMAN FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an electric powered mine ventilation fan.

monument Word or Phrase:MASTER SHIPWRIGHTS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a master shipwright.

monument Word or Phrase:DOUBLE ENDED HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house consisting of a single storey open hall with a two storey domestic range attached to both ends forming an H shape.

monument Word or Phrase:GILBERTINE DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:A priory of Gilbertine double order of nuns and canons.

monument Word or Phrase:MASTER ROPEMAKERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a master ropemaker.

monument Word or Phrase:RADAR STATION SET HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing the generator set and associated equipment supplying electricity to a radar station.

monument Word or Phrase:SINGLE ENDED HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house consisting of a single storey open hall with a two storey domestic range attached at one end, forming a T shape.

monument Word or Phrase:TEMPERANCE PUBLIC HOUSE *  
Definition:A public house where no alcohol is sold.

monument Word or Phrase:TRANSPORT WORKERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residences of people involved in transport work.

monument Word or Phrase:BRETHREN MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of meeting and worship for Brethren, a fundamentalist puritan sect founded in Ireland in the late 1820s and established in England in Plymouth in the 1830s.

monument Word or Phrase:CONTINUOUS JETTY HOUSE *  
Definition:A jettied house where the overhanging upper storey runs along the entire length of one side.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRST FLOOR HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A high status building of the medieval period, consisting of a hall and attached room at first floor level with rooms below possibly for storage or living accommodation for a lower status family. The first floor was accessed by an external staircase.

monument Word or Phrase:GUNPOWDER DRYING HOUSE *  
Definition:A processing house where surplus water is removed from gunpowder after incorporating.

monument Word or Phrase:HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:An engine house used to pump water to the top of an ACCUMULATOR TOWER.

monument Word or Phrase:PRISON GOVERNORS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a prison governor.

monument Word or Phrase:ROUND HOUSE (DOMESTIC) *  
Definition:Circular structure, normally indicated by one or more rings of post holes and/or a circular gulley, and usually interpreted as being of domestic function.

monument Word or Phrase:CHARTIST COLONY HOUSE *  
Definition:A dwelling house forming part of a Chartist Land Colony.

monument Word or Phrase:FORTIFIED MANOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A manor house, which was granted a royal licence to crenellate.

monument Word or Phrase:FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of worship for members of the Society of Friends, a denomination founded by George Fox in c.1650 who believed in passivist principles and a rejection of the sacrament.

monument Word or Phrase:MINERS CHANGING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for miners to change their clothes.

monument Word or Phrase:POWER HOUSE (1380/24) *  
Definition:A power house built to Air Ministry drawing number 1380/24.

monument Word or Phrase:SCHOOL BOARDING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, usually within the grounds of a school and often containing dormitories, used by pupils who board.

monument Word or Phrase:STATION MASTERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a station master.

monument Word or Phrase:BLOWING ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Steam engine, usually, driving a centrifugal fan to provide an air blast for a blast furnace.

monument Word or Phrase:GLAZE AND REEL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing equipment used for the polishing of grains of gunpowder and extraction of the resulting dust.

monument Word or Phrase:GOODS CLEARING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which goods were kept prior to being cleared by customs officers.

monument Word or Phrase:HAULAGE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Engine driving a continuous wire rope for the haulage of tubs in a mine and at the heapstead.

monument Word or Phrase:HEALTH WORKERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of health workers. Includes single dwellings of doctors, nurses etc. but not multiple dwellings eg.NURSES HOSTEL

monument Word or Phrase:MARRIAGE FEAST HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, often close to a churchyard, used for the entertainment of poor people on their wedding day.

monument Word or Phrase:NAVAL OFFICERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a Royal Navy or Merchant Navy officer.

monument Word or Phrase:POWER HOUSE (207/17) *  
Definition:A power house built to Air Ministry drawing number 207/17 and comprising four rooms; a driver's room, workshop and store, battery room and engine room containing 2 generator sets.

monument Word or Phrase:POWER HOUSE (476/18) *  
Definition:The standard RFC power house built to Air Ministry drawing number 476/18 and comprising an engine room with a small workshop and driver's room.

monument Word or Phrase:BACK TO EARTH HOUSE *  
Definition:A type of back to back house built on a hillside, of four storeys and with entrances at different levels.

monument Word or Phrase:BLOOD LETTING HOUSE *  
Definition:Place for people who underwent regular blood letting.

monument Word or Phrase:BREAKING DOWN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building within a gunpowder works complex, where the mill cake (pulverised and incorporated ingredients of gunpowder) was broken down. It was crushed or broken down by passing it between pairs of revolving gunmetal rollers in a breaking-down machine.

monument Word or Phrase:CHAIN PROVING HOUSE *  
Definition:Building housing apparatus for testing chain links.

monument Word or Phrase:CROSS PASSAGE HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in which a passage runs across the building, usually adjacent to a hall, between front and back entrance doors.

monument Word or Phrase:GALLERIED ROW HOUSE *  
Definition:A house within a row. At first floor level a gallery which runs through the front of the building. Access to the gallery was gained by steps set at intervals along the row. Commonly found in the city of Chester.

monument Word or Phrase:HORSE RUBBING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where horses are rubbed down after training.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSE OF CORRECTION *  
Definition:An institution for the imprisonment of vagrants and misdemeanants.

monument Word or Phrase:PORT ADMIRALS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of an admiral of a port.

monument Word or Phrase:PREFABRICATED HOUSE *  
Definition:A type of prefabricated house erected, to 11 approved designs, as part of the Temporary Housing Programme, between 1944 and 1948. This scheme was devised to relieve the post-war housing shortage at a time when conventional materials were unavailable.

monument Word or Phrase:SEMI DETACHED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house joined to another to form one building.

monument Word or Phrase:SINGLE AISLED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with an aisle on one side only.

monument Word or Phrase:TEAZLE DRYING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to dry teazle heads in. Teazles were used to raise the nap on cloth in teazle shops.

monument Word or Phrase:TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house constructed with a basic timber framework; between the members are panels which can be infilled with timber, wattle and daub, plaster, brick or other materials.

monument Word or Phrase:BACK TO BACK HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in a terrace consisting of a double row of houses sharing a common back wall, characteristic of industrial cities in the North of England.

monument Word or Phrase:COAL CRUSHER HOUSE *  
Definition:A structure housing machinery for crushing coal. Usually found at the pithead of a colliery or coal mine.

monument Word or Phrase:EXPERIMENTAL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house built using experimental building techniques and materials.

monument Word or Phrase:FRONT GABLED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with a pitched roof with a double slope and gables on the front and rear elevations of the building.

monument Word or Phrase:HIPPOPOTAMUS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to accommodate hippopotami.

monument Word or Phrase:HORSE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A round or polygonal building containing a HORSE ENGINE. Commonly found on farms next to the threshing barn, where it is used to power the machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSE OF DETENTION *  
Definition:A building in which people are held in a state of imprisonment or confinement as punishment. Usually associated with military and political offenders.

monument Word or Phrase:LIGHTKEEPERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a lightkeeper.

monument Word or Phrase:PRODUCER GAS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to manufacture Producer Gas. Producer Gas is a mix of gases formed by passing compressed air through hot coke.

monument Word or Phrase:QUASI AISLED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with no row of posts between the central space and the aisles.

monument Word or Phrase:STAND BY SET HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing the stand-by generator set and associated equipment which could supply electricity to all essential services in the event of a power cut.

monument Word or Phrase:STEAM ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a steam engine.

monument Word or Phrase:ACCUMULATOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the collection and storage of electricity using large lead-acid batteries (accumulators).

monument Word or Phrase:AISLED HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with an open hall whose main span is separated by an arcade from the side aisles.

monument Word or Phrase:BEAM ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a beam engine.

monument Word or Phrase:CHURCH ARMY HOUSE *  
Definition:A place of meeting and worship for followers of the Church Army, a body of trained lay evangelists devoted to evangelism and social work.

monument Word or Phrase:DISINFECTOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where patients or inmates of a hospital or workhouse were disinfected and their clothes washed or burnt to prevent the spread of infectious diseases or other ailments.

monument Word or Phrase:DOUBLE PILE HOUSE *  
Definition:A house having four rooms of equal height on each of two floors; in larger houses there are often two parallel and equal roofs.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:The carriage house or garage for a fire engine - especially those built by insurance companies or industrial concerns.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRE TENDER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, on an airfield, used to house a fire engine.

monument Word or Phrase:HATCHELLING HOUSE *  
Definition:A workshop for combining flax or hemp as a preparatory stage of rope making.

monument Word or Phrase:LACE DRYING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where lace was laid out to dry.

monument Word or Phrase:LAY SISTERS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which the lay sisters resided. Lay sisters were not nuns and as such weren't bound by any vows. They could leave the convent and even marry if they wished.

monument Word or Phrase:LOBBY ENTRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A late 17th - early 18th century house with a central chimney and fireplaces and a central door on the front; this door opened closely against the fireplaces, leaving a small lobby for access to the rooms.

monument Word or Phrase:MIXING HOUSE BARN *  
Definition:A barn with steam powered threshing.

monument Word or Phrase:PIERMASTERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a piermaster.

monument Word or Phrase:PUBLIC WASH HOUSE *  
Definition:A laundry built in conjunction with a PUBLIC BATHS.

monument Word or Phrase:RAG SORTING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which textile rags are sorted according to fibre types.

monument Word or Phrase:SIROCCO FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:An electric fan used for the ventilation of mines.

monument Word or Phrase:WATER METER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which apparatus measuring the amount of water supplied/used is housed.

monument Word or Phrase:APPRENTICE HOUSE *  
Definition:A lodging house for apprentices learning a trade or profession. This accommodation was often provided in lieu of wages.

monument Word or Phrase:BANQUETING HOUSE *  
Definition:A hall, apartment or large room, designed or used primarily for festive or state functions.

monument Word or Phrase:BASE CRUCK HOUSE *  
Definition:A CRUCK HOUSE where the cruck blades are truncated and joined by a collar beam, above which is a separate roof construction.

monument Word or Phrase:BLIND BACK HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with windows and doors on one side only; often built facing inwards onto a burgage plot, or sometimes on a steep slope, with no apertures on the uphill side.

monument Word or Phrase:COMPRESSOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A type of engine house creating power by means of compressed air, typically associated with collieries where it is used for raising coal.

monument Word or Phrase:CROSS WING HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with a range at the end of it, at right angles to the main range.

monument Word or Phrase:ECONOMIZER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an economizer, a machine designed to preheat water for boilers.

monument Word or Phrase:END GABLED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with a pitched roof with a double slope and gables on the side elevations of the building.

monument Word or Phrase:FISHERMANS HOUSE *  
Definition:A purpose-built fisherman's house, eg. a house with a first floor dwelling and ground floor fish store, or a house with a watch tower for spotting shoals.

monument Word or Phrase:GAS ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a gas engine, used as a power source for driving other machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:GUIBAL FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A ventilating fan house with an expanding chimney.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSE OVER HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in a terrace built on top of another, with access at high and low level to either side.

monument Word or Phrase:INDUSTRIAL HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence and sometimes workplace of industrial workers.

monument Word or Phrase:OIL RETORT HOUSE *  
Definition:A structure erected for the processing of shale, to extract oil through heating.

monument Word or Phrase:PARLIAMENT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which a parliament meets and conducts the business of government.

monument Word or Phrase:PUBLISHING HOUSE *  
Definition:An establishment where books, periodicals, music, etc, are produced from original manuscripts and distributed to booksellers, dealers and the public.

monument Word or Phrase:REGISTRARS HOUSE *  
Definition:A house, the inhabitant of which keeps an official register e.g. a registrar's house near a cemetery would keep an official record of deaths and burials.

monument Word or Phrase:RHINOCEROS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, or group of buildings, deliberately designed for rhinos.

monument Word or Phrase:STEAM WHIM HOUSE *  
Definition:A steam driven winding engine house for raising coal to the surface.

monument Word or Phrase:STEEL TEST HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the testing of steel.

monument Word or Phrase:TREASURERS HOUSE *  
Definition:A house provided for the treasurer of a cathedral, palace or similar.

monument Word or Phrase:WADDLE FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an electric powered ventilation fan for use in deep mine shafts

monument Word or Phrase:WALKER FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a double inlet fan that was used for the ventillation of mine shafts

monument Word or Phrase:WATER LILY HOUSE *  
Definition:A garden building or greenhouse, containing pools in which Water Lilies are grown.

monument Word or Phrase:WINTER BEE HOUSE *  
Definition:A dark outbuilding or cellar with internal recesses for overwintering skeps of bees.

monument Word or Phrase:BOX FRAME HOUSE *  
Definition:A timber framed house comprising horizontal and vertical timbers, forming the walls of the building and directly supporting the roof.

monument Word or Phrase:CARTRIDGE HOUSE *  
Definition:A component building of an explosives works where cartridges were filled with explosives with the aid of cartridging machines.

monument Word or Phrase:CHOCOLATE HOUSE *  
Definition:An establishment where chocolate was available as a beverage.

monument Word or Phrase:CLOTH DRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or structure in which processed cloth is dried.

monument Word or Phrase:CLOTHIERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a clothier.

monument Word or Phrase:COOKS FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a steam driven ventilation fan used in mines

monument Word or Phrase:COURTIERS HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in which a member of the Royal Court lives.

monument Word or Phrase:COURTYARD HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or buildings ranged around a courtyard on at least three sides. They occur in the Iron Age, as well as being an influential plan type of house from the 15th century onwards. Index with appropriate period.

monument Word or Phrase:END JETTY HOUSE *  
Definition:A jettied house where the upper storey only overhangs the end elevation of the building.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINEERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of an engineer.

monument Word or Phrase:EXHAUSTER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building forming part of a colliery ventilation system exhausting stale air from shafts and headings.

monument Word or Phrase:FATTENING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where animals are deliberately fattened before being killed for their meat.

monument Word or Phrase:FINISHING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or area where processes like bleaching, dressing, etc, are conducted under one roof.

monument Word or Phrase:FORTIFIED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house which bears signs of fortification. These often include crenellated battlements and narrow slit-like windows.

monument Word or Phrase:GAS METER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which apparatus registering the amount of gas consumed is housed.

monument Word or Phrase:GENERATOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a generator.

monument Word or Phrase:MERCHANTS HOUSE *  
Definition:Originally, a house of higher social status in a town or port, often with a storage cellar.

monument Word or Phrase:OPEN HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house consisting of a single storey hall with two storey domestic ranges attached to either one or both ends.

monument Word or Phrase:OX ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A round or polygonal building containing a wheel turned by an ox to provide power.

monument Word or Phrase:RELIGIOUS HOUSE *  
Definition:Use only for a monastic house of unknown status, religious order and uncertain authenticity.

monument Word or Phrase:TEMPERATE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building with a regulated moderate temperature for the cultivation of plants.

monument Word or Phrase:CAMELLIA HOUSE *  
Definition:A 19th century glasshouse built specifically for the fostering of camellias.

monument Word or Phrase:CARRIAGE HOUSE *  
Definition:An outbuilding used for the storage and maintenance of horse-drawn carriages.

monument Word or Phrase:CHITTING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which potatoes can sprout and germinate.

monument Word or Phrase:CLEARING HOUSE *  
Definition:A central office dealing with financial accounts.

monument Word or Phrase:COUNTING HOUSE *  
Definition:An accounts office, especially within an industrial or commercial complex.

monument Word or Phrase:CYLINDER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which purified charcoal was produced by distillation of wood in sealed cast-iron retorts heated in fire-boxes. Tarry by-products were sometimes recovered by condensation flues.

monument Word or Phrase:DEFENDED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house which has been altered to increase its defensive characteristics.

monument Word or Phrase:DETACHED HOUSE *  
Definition:A free-standing house, not joined to another on either side.

monument Word or Phrase:ELEPHANT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to accommodate elephants at a zoo or wildlife park.

monument Word or Phrase:FLAX DRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to dry flax.

monument Word or Phrase:FOREMANS HOUSE *  
Definition:A purpose-built dwelling for the supervisor of a factory, mine or other industrial complex.

monument Word or Phrase:FOUNTAIN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, in a garden, park or open space, either housing a fountain or the machinery which powers one.

monument Word or Phrase:GRADUATE HOUSE *  
Definition:A place where students live, sometimes on a college campus.

monument Word or Phrase:GRINDING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for the crushing of stones and minerals.

monument Word or Phrase:HANDLING HOUSE *  
Definition:Workshop for placing handles on mugs, teapots, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSE PLATFORM *  
Definition:A levelled area of ground on which a house is built. A platform is often the sole surviving evidence for a house.

monument Word or Phrase:MANAGERS HOUSE *  
Definition:A purpose-built dwelling for the manager of a factory, works, textile mill, etc, often found within the complex itself.

monument Word or Phrase:MARITIME HOUSE *  
Definition:The residences of people associated with the sea.

monument Word or Phrase:MORTUARY HOUSE *  
Definition:Timber or stone built structure, traces of which are found within some long and round barrows, in which human remains were interred prior to mound construction.

monument Word or Phrase:MOULDING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or structure in which bricks are made.

monument Word or Phrase:MUNIMENT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where documents such as title-deeds, charters, etc, were kept as evidence of rights or privileges.

monument Word or Phrase:MUNITION HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for the storage of ammunition and other military stores.

monument Word or Phrase:PROVOSTS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of the head or president of a chapter, or community of religious persons.

monument Word or Phrase:PURIFIER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, within a gas works, housing a gas purifier.

monument Word or Phrase:SESSIONS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing court rooms and associated offices and cells, in which the Quarter Sessions were held.

monument Word or Phrase:SHIFTING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in a military complex (eg. naval dockyard, castle, etc.) for preparing gunpowder.

monument Word or Phrase:SMELTING HOUSE *  
Definition:An ancilliary building within a larger works, as distinct from a SMELT MILL.

monument Word or Phrase:STALLION HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where a stallion is kept.

monument Word or Phrase:STEWARDS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a person entrusted with the management of a great house or castle.

monument Word or Phrase:STILLING HOUSE *  
Definition:A distilling or brewing house.

monument Word or Phrase:TEACHERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a teacher, often on the site of a school.

monument Word or Phrase:TENEMENT HOUSE *  
Definition:Originally built as a family house. Converted into flats during the 19th or 20th century.

monument Word or Phrase:TERRACED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in a line of houses attached to and adjoining one another and planned and built as one unit.

monument Word or Phrase:THROWING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which pottery ware is made by shaping plastic clay on a spinning turntable, known as a potter's wheel or throwing wheel.

monument Word or Phrase:WOOL DRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to dry wool in.

monument Word or Phrase:YARN DRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A heated room or building used to dry yarn after it has been washed.

monument Word or Phrase:AUCTION HOUSE *  
Definition:A place where public sales of goods are made by competitive bidding.

monument Word or Phrase:BELLOWS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a set of bellows used to provide the blast of air to a blast furnace or similar installation.

monument Word or Phrase:BLOWING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing a small stone cylindrical furnace, eg. used for tin smelting in Cornwall.

monument Word or Phrase:BOILING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, or part of a building for the boiling and preparation of animal feed, usually attached to pigsties.

monument Word or Phrase:CAPSTAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A small building housing a mechanism used for winding a cable.

monument Word or Phrase:CASCADE HOUSE *  
Definition:An often ornate building housing the source of an ornamental cascade, eg. Chatsworth House.

monument Word or Phrase:CASTING HOUSE *  
Definition:Building or structure covering a casting floor or pit.

monument Word or Phrase:CHAPTER HOUSE *  
Definition:The building attached to a cathedral or collegiate church where the dean, prebendaries or monks and canons met for the transaction of business.

monument Word or Phrase:CHARNEL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where the bones of the dead were stored.

monument Word or Phrase:CLUSTER HOUSE *  
Definition:A group of four houses in quadruplex form within a single block, of approximately square plan and set in a spacious garden. Such houses were usually provided for supervisory or skilled workers within a textile factory.

monument Word or Phrase:CONDUIT HOUSE *  
Definition:A small building built over the end of a water conduit or spring.

monument Word or Phrase:CORNING HOUSE *  
Definition:A processing house containing equipment for sieving caked gunpowder to produce graded granules.

monument Word or Phrase:CORRODY HOUSE *  
Definition:Accommodation given rent-free along with or as part of a corrody, which is a provision of an annual allowance of food and money by a religious house to an individual, usually in return for service or by purchase. Term used until mid 16th century AD.

monument Word or Phrase:COUNCIL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house built by a local authority.

monument Word or Phrase:COUNTRY HOUSE *  
Definition:The rural residence of a country gentleman.

monument Word or Phrase:DIPPING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which raw pottery is finished by dipping it in glaze.

monument Word or Phrase:DROVERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a drover.

monument Word or Phrase:DUSTING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building within the gunpowder works complex. During the gunpowder production process, the mill cake was broken down, pressed and then corned. The remaining dust was removed from the corned powder by tumbling it in gauze-covered revolving cylinders.

monument Word or Phrase:GIRAFFE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in a zoo or wildlife park used to accommodate giraffes.

monument Word or Phrase:HAUNTED HOUSE *  
Definition:Fairground attraction containing a number of ghoulish displays designed to scare visitors.

monument Word or Phrase:HERDERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a herder.

monument Word or Phrase:JETTIED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house where the upper storeys rest on projecting floor joists and so create the effect of an overhang.

monument Word or Phrase:LANDING HOUSE *  
Definition:A house to receive boat landings.

monument Word or Phrase:LODGING HOUSE *  
Definition:Purpose built workers' accommodation comprising single rooms with communal eating and washing facilities. Usually for short stay accommodation only.

monument Word or Phrase:MACHINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:MANSION HOUSE *  
Definition:Traditionally the chief residence of a land owner. Now used specifically to describe the residence of the Lord Mayor of London.

monument Word or Phrase:ORCHARD HOUSE *  
Definition:A forcing house used for various types of fruit which first appeared in the 19th century. Lean-to houses were used for wall-grown fruit and free-standing houses for fruit grown in pots or for trees planted in the ground.

monument Word or Phrase:PACKING HOUSE *  
Definition:An ancillary building in a factory or other industrial complex where manufactured goods are packaged.

monument Word or Phrase:PEACOCK HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to house peacocks.

monument Word or Phrase:POULTRY HOUSE *  
Definition:A structure providing accommodation for poultry.

monument Word or Phrase:PRIESTS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a priest.

monument Word or Phrase:PRIMATE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to house apes and monkeys.

monument Word or Phrase:PROVING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the testing of weapons for quality, accuracy and explosive power.

monument Word or Phrase:RANGERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a keeper of a royal park etc.

monument Word or Phrase:REPTILE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where reptiles are accommodated at a zoo or wildlife park.

monument Word or Phrase:RIGGING HOUSE *  
Definition:A workshop with equipment for the making and repair of ships' rigging.

monument Word or Phrase:SALTING HOUSE *  
Definition:A room or building used for curing fish or meat.

monument Word or Phrase:SCREENS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing filters for sewage. Usually associated with a sewage pumping station.

monument Word or Phrase:SECTION HOUSE *  
Definition:A building providing lodgings for members of the police force.

monument Word or Phrase:TURBINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a turbine.

monument Word or Phrase:WARMING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or room within a monastery in which the monks were allowed to warm themselves. The warming house was often the only place where a fire was allowed.

monument Word or Phrase:WEALDEN HOUSE *  
Definition:A medieval house with central open hall and two storey bays, jettied at first floor level, on either side.

monument Word or Phrase:AISLED HOUSE *  
Definition:Use where the intervening arcade is closed but timber-framed.

monument Word or Phrase:ANIMAL HOUSE *  
Definition:Living quarters for animals, birds, etc, as pets or for observation, entertainment, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:BOILER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a boiler, often connected to a steam engine house.

monument Word or Phrase:BUDDLE HOUSE *  
Definition:Building or structure housing a buddle.

monument Word or Phrase:CHARGE HOUSE *  
Definition: Workshop, as part of a gunpowder works complex, in which explosive is loaded into shells. Also used for expense magazine, where powder was stored between work processes.

monument Word or Phrase:CHURCH HOUSE *  
Definition:House owned by the church, often used for meetings.

monument Word or Phrase:CLERGY HOUSE *  
Definition:A residence for all clergy having the sole or subordinate charge of a living.

monument Word or Phrase:COFFEE HOUSE *  
Definition:An establishment serving coffee and other refreshments and inexpensive foods. Between the 17th and 18th centuries they were also meeting places for political discussions.

monument Word or Phrase:COLOUR HOUSE *  
Definition:A small dye works, often associated with a CALICO PRINTING WORKS.

monument Word or Phrase:CURING HOUSE *  
Definition:A place where meat and fruit, etc, is preserved by salting and/or drying.

monument Word or Phrase:CUSTOM HOUSE *  
Definition:An office, particularly at a seaport, at which customs are collected.

monument Word or Phrase:DONKEY HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to accommodate donkeys.

monument Word or Phrase:DOUBLE HOUSE *  
Definition:Mixed house of nuns and religious men.

monument Word or Phrase:DRYING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to aid in the drying of goods, for example, by means of flowing air.

monument Word or Phrase:EATING HOUSE *  
Definition:A cheap restaurant.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an engine. Use specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:FILTER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing apparatus for the removal of large pieces of detritus from a water supply.

monument Word or Phrase:GABLED HOUSE *  
Definition:A house with a pitched or gabled roof with a double slope and gables on two or more sides.

monument Word or Phrase:GAMING HOUSE *  
Definition:An establishment used for gambling.

monument Word or Phrase:GARDEN HOUSE *  
Definition:A small ornamental building in a garden, usually one-storeyed and consisting of one room. Use a more specific term where known.

monument Word or Phrase:HEARSE HOUSE *  
Definition:A type of carriage house, usually in a churchyard, for storing a hearse.

monument Word or Phrase:HUNGER HOUSE *  
Definition:A farm building in which cattle are housed before slaughter.

monument Word or Phrase:INSECT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building designed to house insects.

monument Word or Phrase:LAIRDS HOUSE *  
Definition:Residence of a leading land-holding family within the district.

monument Word or Phrase:LAITHE HOUSE *  
Definition:A laithe with an attached house.

monument Word or Phrase:MARKET HOUSE *  
Definition:A market building, pre-19th century, incorporating other function rooms, eg. theatres, courtrooms, schoolrooms.

monument Word or Phrase:MIXING HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which the ingredients of an explosive charge are weighed into their correct proportions and mixed prior to incorporation.

monument Word or Phrase:PARROT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building or cage in which parrots are bred and kept.

monument Word or Phrase:PICKER HOUSE *  
Definition:Working area for rag sorting and grading.

monument Word or Phrase:POLICE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building providing lodgings for police constables.

monument Word or Phrase:PUBLIC HOUSE *  
Definition:The public house was a 19th century development, distinctive from the earlier BEER HOUSE by its decorative treatment and fittings.

monument Word or Phrase:RETORT HOUSE *  
Definition:Central functional building of a gas works. Coal is roasted in retorts producing gas and coke.

monument Word or Phrase:SCHOOL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building appropriated by a school for the purpose of teaching pupils.

monument Word or Phrase:SLUICE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing machinery for operating sluices.

monument Word or Phrase:STUDIO HOUSE *  
Definition:A purpose-built residence for an artist, containing a studio.

monument Word or Phrase:SWITCH HOUSE *  
Definition:Building housing switch gear to control electricity supply either to the National Grid, industrial or domestic premises.

monument Word or Phrase:WINDER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an engine, usually with an attendant boiler house and chimney. Used for winding from a pit.

monument Word or Phrase:BRAKE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing the brakes for an incline railway or tramway.

monument Word or Phrase:CAMEL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house used to accommodate camels, often found at a zoo or wildlife park.

monument Word or Phrase:CHAFF HOUSE *  
Definition:An area within a building (usually the barn or stable) for storing husks from the grain crop (chaff) for animal feed after it has been threshed and winnowed in the barn.

monument Word or Phrase:CIDER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, or part of a building, for the milling and pressing of cider apples to produce cider (or pears for perry) and for storing the drink in barrels.

monument Word or Phrase:COACH HOUSE *  
Definition:An outbuilding where a horse-drawn carriage is kept.

monument Word or Phrase:COURT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which a judicial court is held.

monument Word or Phrase:CRANE HOUSE *  
Definition:A component part of a treadmill crane, the shed is used to enclose the treadwheel.

monument Word or Phrase:CRUCK HOUSE *  
Definition:A house in which a pair of curved timbers form a bowed A-frame which supports the roof independently of the walls.

monument Word or Phrase:DOWER HOUSE *  
Definition:A small house, usually on the estate of a country house, forming part of a widow's dower and intended as her residence.

monument Word or Phrase:GAUGE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building on a river or canal in which the water levels are controlled.

monument Word or Phrase:GREAT HOUSE *  
Definition:A large house dating from the 16th century onwards, built as a symbol of the wealth and status of the owner but not intended to be defensible unlike the castles and manor houses it replaced.

monument Word or Phrase:GUEST HOUSE *  
Definition:A separate residence for guests, a house on a private estate or a monastery building specifically for receiving visitors.

monument Word or Phrase:JEWEL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the safe storage and public display of jewellery, eg. the Jewel House at the Tower of London.

monument Word or Phrase:LEECH HOUSE *  
Definition:A small house in which leeches were bred for medical purposes.

monument Word or Phrase:LLAMA HOUSE *  
Definition:A house used to accommodate Llamas at a zoo or wildlife park.

monument Word or Phrase:MANOR HOUSE *  
Definition:The principal house of a manor or village.

monument Word or Phrase:MOTOR HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for housing, maintaining and repairing motor cars. Dating to the 1890s.

monument Word or Phrase:OPERA HOUSE *  
Definition:An often ornately decorated theatre for the performance of opera.

monument Word or Phrase:POWER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing the permanent electricity generator supply for domestic use or small scale unspecified power generation on an airfield. Unlike stand by set houses, power houses had to cope with both essential and non-essential loads.

monument Word or Phrase:PRESS HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing presses for the compaction of mill cake gunpowder as part of the gunpowder manufacturing process.

monument Word or Phrase:PRIVY HOUSE *  
Definition:A small building housing a lavatory.

monument Word or Phrase:SHEEP HOUSE *  
Definition:A building providing shelter for sheep and storage for fodder and shepherding equipment.

monument Word or Phrase:SHELL HOUSE *  
Definition:An ornamental building, usually decorated with or displaying shells.

monument Word or Phrase:SMOKE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to smoke fish or meat.

monument Word or Phrase:STILL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing equipment for the process of distillation.

monument Word or Phrase:STOVE HOUSE *  
Definition:A component of salt works containing flues and drying areas where salt blocks are dried before being crushed and bagged.

monument Word or Phrase:SUGAR HOUSE *  
Definition:A sugar factory.

monument Word or Phrase:TOWER HOUSE *  
Definition:A multi-storey, fortified hall house with one of the crosswings being raised in the form of a crenellated tower. Permanently occupied, they date from the mid 14th to the 17th century and are found mainly in the border counties of the North of England.

monument Word or Phrase:VALVE HOUSE *  
Definition:A small building housing a valve which controls the flow within a water regulation system.

monument Word or Phrase:WATCH HOUSE *  
Definition:A house or hut for a nightwatchman; including parish watch houses in churchyards and private watch houses, eg. in dockyards, factories, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:WEIGH HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing a weighing machine for weighing goods; sometimes found in markets, ports, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:WHEEL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building to house waterwheels, attached to a WATERMILL or water-powered factory.

monument Word or Phrase:WINCH HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a winching mechanism.

monument Word or Phrase:ALUM HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the crystallization process in alum making.

monument Word or Phrase:BACK HOUSE *  
Definition:A brewing or baking house attached to a vernacular building, 16/17th century.

monument Word or Phrase:BARK HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for storing tree bark.

monument Word or Phrase:BATH HOUSE *  
Definition:A building equipped with facilities for bathing, and occasionally public baths.

monument Word or Phrase:BEER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building licensed for the sale of beer.

monument Word or Phrase:BIER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building containing a bier; a movable stand on which a corpse, often in a coffin, is placed prior to burial.

monument Word or Phrase:BOAT HOUSE *  
Definition:A house or shelter for the storage and/or launching of boats.

monument Word or Phrase:CALF HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to house calves.

monument Word or Phrase:DEER HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for housing deer overnight.

monument Word or Phrase:DUCK HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used to accommodate ducks.

monument Word or Phrase:FISH HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the storage of fish.

monument Word or Phrase:HALL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house consisting of a public hall with private living accommodation attached. Built from the medieval period onwards.

monument Word or Phrase:HOOP HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which hoops (for masts) were heated.

monument Word or Phrase:MALT HOUSE *  
Definition:A building with malt kilns for the malting of grains and with other similar equipment for brewing work.

monument Word or Phrase:MASH HOUSE *  
Definition:A brewery building where malt is mixed with hot water to form wort.

monument Word or Phrase:MAST HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where masts are made and stored.

monument Word or Phrase:MILL HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of a miller, often attached to a mill.

monument Word or Phrase:MOSS HOUSE *  
Definition:A rustic garden building made of wood with moss pressed between the wall slats. The mosses could be of different types, forming a mossery.

monument Word or Phrase:PALM HOUSE *  
Definition:A greenhouse used for growing palms and/or tropical plants.

monument Word or Phrase:PUMP HOUSE *  
Definition:A small pumping station.

monument Word or Phrase:ROOT HOUSE *  
Definition:A picturesque garden building decorated with tree roots, often serving as a HERMITAGE or ARBOUR.

monument Word or Phrase:TEST HOUSE *  
Definition:A building used for the testing of aircraft and aircraft engines.

monument Word or Phrase:TOLL HOUSE *  
Definition:A house by a toll gate or toll bridge where tolls are collected.

monument Word or Phrase:TOWN HOUSE *  
Definition:A gentry house in a town or city, either detached or in a terrace.

monument Word or Phrase:TRAP HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, similar to a cart shed, but used to house traps, gigs and coaches.

monument Word or Phrase:TREE HOUSE *  
Definition:Ornamental garden building constructed within the branches of trees.

monument Word or Phrase:WASH HOUSE *  
Definition:A building where clothes are washed.

monument Word or Phrase:WELL HOUSE *  
Definition:A building over a well housing machinery for raising the water. Often consisting of a DONKEY WHEEL or HORSE GIN.

monument Word or Phrase:WHIM HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a whim, a machine worked by a horse, used for raising ores, etc, from a mine.

monument Word or Phrase:YARN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building associated with rope manufacture, especially in naval dockyards.

monument Word or Phrase:ASH HOUSE *  
Definition:A small outlying farm building, especially common in southern England, used to store ash (which was used as a fertilizer).

monument Word or Phrase:BEE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building with shelves and/or stands for skeps or wooden hives, and flight holes through the walls for bees.

monument Word or Phrase:COW HOUSE *  
Definition:A building in which cattle are housed overnight, normally tethered in stalls.

monument Word or Phrase:DYE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building, usually one-storeyed, for dyeing cloth.

monument Word or Phrase:FAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a fan used for the ventilation of mines

monument Word or Phrase:FIG HOUSE *  
Definition:A greenhouse for the growing of figs.

monument Word or Phrase:FUN HOUSE *  
Definition:Fairground attraction designed to create optical illusions to give a sense of unbalance and unease.

monument Word or Phrase:GAS HOUSE *  
Definition:An ancilliary building, usually to provide gas for lighting a particular building (eg. railway stations, factories, etc) as opposed to public GAS WORKS.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSEBOAT *  
Definition:A boat roofed over and fitted up as a home for living in permanently or temporarily.

monument Word or Phrase:LOW HOUSE *  
Definition:A storehouse in 16th and 17th century houses.

monument Word or Phrase:MUG HOUSE *  
Definition:An 18th century cottage with a pottery kiln attached.

monument Word or Phrase:NET HOUSE *  
Definition:A free-standing building with enough space to hang and dry nets.

monument Word or Phrase:PAN HOUSE *  
Definition:A component of a salt works housing iron pans where the brine was evaporated above a furnace and flue. Such houses were lightly built in order to allow the heat and steam to escape.

monument Word or Phrase:ROW HOUSE *  
Definition:A terrace house sharing a common wall with its neighbours.

monument Word or Phrase:TAR HOUSE *  
Definition:A storehouse associated with rope manufacture (eg. in naval dockyards).

monument Word or Phrase:TEA HOUSE *  
Definition:A refreshment house in a public park or country house garden.

monument Word or Phrase:HOUSE *  
Definition:A building for human habitation, especially a dwelling place. Use more specific type where known.

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