coach house


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coach house

n
1. (Architecture) a building in which a coach is kept
2. (Historical Terms) history Also called: coaching house or coaching inn an inn along a coaching route at which horses were changed
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Noun1.coach house - a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehiclescoach house - a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
outbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
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In cellars and storerooms similar men were busy among the provisions, and in the yards unlocking or breaking open coach house and stable doors, lighting fires in kitchens and kneading and baking bread with rolled-up sleeves, and cooking; or frightening, amusing, or caressing women and children.
Immediately several men appeared, who unharnessed the smoking horses, and put the carriage into a coach house.
On the other side was a stately stone mansion, plainly betokening every sort of comfort and luxury, from the big coach house and well-kept grounds to the conservatory and the glimpses of lovely things one caught between the rich curtains.
Only one light was gleaming from a long low building which had been added to the coach houses of recent years for a motor garage.
Corbridge's 33 Architecture is gearing up for expansion after being involved in the fastdeveloping Coach House site, off the main A695 Corbridge to Hexham road.
THE Coach House is situated in the most sought after village of Sutton Bonington and occupies a private plot set in an exclusive enclave of five period properties and is approached via a tree lined gravel driveway.
The Coach House at Baschurch is one of very few homes across the country to be given the top rating for any of the areas.
Staff from the Coach House bar and restaurant, in Bridge OFWEIR, have enjoyed a James Bond-themed thank you from their bosses.
The Coach House sits alongside Oughtonhead Nature Reserve, one of the largest alder and willow woodlands in Hertfordshire.
This open-plan coach house style apartment could tick all the boxes for you.
Two residents and four police officers were treated for smoke inhalation Sunday at the scene of a Naperville coach house fire, authorities said.