1. Type of construction resembling a series of boxes, involving structural walls at right angles to the façade (called cross-walls): its repetitive nature limits its use to hotel-bedrooms, small flats, hostels, etc.
2. Type of timber-framed structure where roof-trusses are supported on a frame of posts, tie-beams, and wall-plates.
Alcock,, Barley,, Dixon,, & and Meeson (1996)
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