Lean-tos

Freestanding structures with a single-pitched roof leaning against two posts or trees. For similarly roofed minor structures built against the side of buildings use "appentices.".

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
17447
Names
lean-tos
lean-to
afdaken Dutch
afdak Dutch
alpendes Spanish
alpende Spanish
colgadizo Spanish

More Definitions

Freestanding structures with a single-pitched roof leaning against two posts or trees. For similarly roofed minor structures built against the side of buildings use "appentices."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300108354. The J. Paul Getty Trust.