On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 2:41 PM Julien Lepiller <o...@lepiller.eu> wrote:
> Also for some reason, this tag is different from what wikipedia describes a 
> saltbox to be: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltbox_house

The Wikipedia article describes the form that I always understood to
be a 'saltbox house' - two storeys in the front, one in the back, like
this: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/67727422. There are two
outbuildings - a privy and a barn - behind the house in that old
photo, not part of the house itself.

That's New England vernacular architecture, but I don't think that the
term means something different in UK English.  I checked
_Encyclopaedia Brittanica_, and its description is also of the New
England vernacular design, as does lexico.com (which supposedly serves
up one of the Oxford dictionaries).

(Side note: My uncle rehabbed that two-hundred-year-old building, and
my brother is still living in it.)

73 de ke9tv/2, Kevin

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