The next morning, Rebecca walked over to a lean-to to check for their hikers' logbook.
The internal arrangement of a lean-to mushroom house is shown in fig.
The lean-to is the least desirable form, since it scarcely admits of elegance of design, but it is necessarily adopted in many cases.
The lean-to house is in most respects inferior to the span-roofed; one of the latter could be converted into two of the former of opposite aspects by a divisional wall along the centre.
Except where space does not permit a span-roofed building to be introduced, a lean-to is not to be recommended; but a house of this class may often be greatly improved by adopting a half-span or hipped roof - that is, one with a short slope behind and a longer in front.
6) is a combination of the lean-to s and the span-roofed, uniting to a great degree the ad vantages of both, being warmer than the span and lighter than the lean-to.
The heating and ventilating arrangements are much the same as in the lean-to, only the top sashes which open are on the back slope, and therefore do not interfere so much with the vines on the front slope.
Orchard Houses are span-roofed or lean-to structures, in which various fruits are cultivated without the aid of artificial heat.
A lean-to against the north side of the garden wall will be found suitable for the purpose, though a span-roofed form may also be adopted, especially if the building stands apart.
At one end of the field was a lean-to shelter with some kind of equipment stored under it.
Inside the lean-to was a menagerie of antique farm equipment.
" Lean-to," " shed," or " pent " roofs are practically developments of the flat roof, one end of the joists (which are now called " rafters ") being tipped up to form a decided slope, which enables slates, tiles, corrugated iron and other materials to be employed which cannot be used upon a " flat " roof.
Here there are large summer hotels, old residences built in the prosperous days of whaling, old lean-to houses, old graveyards and an octagonal towered windmill built in 1746.
The glass roof is commonly designed so as to form a uniform plane or slope from back to front in lean-to houses (fig.
- Lean-to Plant House.
- Lean-to Vinery.
When thus associated, the houses are usually of the lean-to class, which have the FIG.
When forming part of a range a vinery would in most cases be a lean-to structure, with a sharp pitch (45°-50°) if intended for early forcing, and a flatter roof (40°) with longer rafters if designed for the main and late crops.
(I) The lean-to (fig.
In both this and the lean-to the aspect should be as nearly due south as possible.
They are best, nevertheless, when grapes and ornamental plants are grown in the same house, except, indeed, in very wet and cold districts, where, in consequence of its greater warmth, the lean-to is to be preferred.
For early forcing, as in vineries, the lean-to form is to be preferred, and the house may have a tolerably sharp pitch.
5, for lean-to; in each case without the heating apparatus.
- Lean-to Mushroom House.
The weight of opinion seems to lean to the latter alternative.
Brand new central heating, mixer shower, boarded and insulated loft area with ladder, second toilet in lean-to conservatory.
As mentioned earlier strong hip extensor support allows a forward trunk lean to minimize the loading response flexion torque at the knee.
geodesic lean-to conservatories in the world.
Supplied as kits, Halls ' comprehensive range of free-standing and lean-to greenhouses is made from maintenance-free aluminum.
lean-to on the southern side of the building.
lean-to at the rear is the oldest part and housed the first engine to be installed in 1821.
Wall Garden Wall Gardens are smaller lean-to 's, which are designed to attach to the wall of your house.
A large wooden lean-to takes up about half of the eastern portion of the the picnic area.
Roof line over study to be raised at eaves level and renewal of rear lean-to.
lean-to built on to the rear of the Killingworth ' front house ' .
The building included a back yard lean-to around a water reservoir built from reused barrels.
lean-to shed at side for mower etc. Lovely river and countryside views.
lean-to conservatory with external access.
lean-to greenhouse range includes sizes from 2 ' x 4 ' to 6 ' x 12 ' .
lean-to roof over the side section was replaced with an attic store room approached via a ladder from the room below.
lean-to extension to N, aspect E. 2 stories.
lean-to building, was made alongside the engine house facing the lock side.
lean-to with Welsh slate roof and similar casement and 2 light casement in gable above.
brick lean-to on west side of north chapel acts as boiler house, with chimney above.
When forming part of a range a vinery would in most cases be a lean-to structure, with a sharp pitch (45Ã‚°-50Ã‚°) if intended for early forcing, and a flatter roof (40Ã‚°) with longer rafters if designed for the main and late crops.
Even if your tastes lean to the more conservative side in general, you can still look sexy and classy.
As you lean to the right, turn and look over your right shoulder and vice versa.
A span-roofed house, being lighter than a lean-to, would be so much the better for peach culture, especially for the crop grown just _.
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