What would you call this? In a terraced house configuration (typically
c1850 to about 1910), a rear projection, generally slightly subordinate and
at right angles to the main dwelling. Usually has a kitchen at gf level and
a bedroom above. It gives the house an L-shaped plan. The projection is
shared by a pair of houses and has a division/compartment/party wall running
down its centre. Its purpose is obviously to make the best possible use of
narrow urban sites etc while retaining as much daylighting as possible.
These are very common in London and other UK cities (and there are probably
US examples too). It's sometimes refered to as a 'back addition' but I'm
wondering if there's another less vague technical term for it??
might be something lurking in here
Can't say I've ever heard a name given to it 'back addition' doesn't seem
quite right as it wasn't an addition but an integral part of the building -
although I can see what's meant by the phrase
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