Dogtrot Houses

Houses in which two pens are separated by a passageway, and the whole is covered by a single roof. Originally constructed of logs, they may now be built from any material, the passageway being the prime characteristic of these houses.

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Go Historic ID
16863
Names
dogtrot houses Dutch
dogtrot house
dogrun houses
dog-trot houses
dogtrot plan houses
houses, dogtrot
possum-trot plan houses
casa con corredor Spanish

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Houses in which two pens are separated by a passageway, and the whole is covered by a single roof. Originally constructed of logs, they may now be built from any material, the passageway being the prime characteristic of these houses.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300101215. The J. Paul Getty Trust.