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Term used to describe the position of the main entrance to a medieval timber-framed house. Types of entry include:baffle-entry:entry to a lobby in front of an axial chimney-stack, without doors;cross-entry:entry to a hall through opposite doors, without any partition;cross-passage:similar to a cross-entry, but with a partition forming a passage screening the hall;end lobby-entry:like a lobby-entry but at the end of a side-wall, with access to one room only;gable-entry:situated in a gable-wall;lobby-entry:with door leading to a lobby at the rear of which is the axial chimney-stack, with doors on either side.

baffle-entry:entry to a lobby in front of an axial chimney-stack, without doors;

cross-entry:entry to a hall through opposite doors, without any partition;

cross-passage:similar to a cross-entry, but with a partition forming a passage screening the hall;

end lobby-entry:like a lobby-entry but at the end of a side-wall, with access to one room only;

gable-entry:situated in a gable-wall;

lobby-entry:with door leading to a lobby at the rear of which is the axial chimney-stack, with doors on either side.

Alcock Barley Dixon Meeson (1996)

Subjects: Architecture.


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