Weigh-house
Weigh-house Weigh"-house`, n.; pl. {Weigh-houses}. A building at or within which goods, and the like, are weighed. [1913 Webster]

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  • Weigh house — A weigh house or weighing house is a building at or within which goods, and the like, are weighed. Most of these buildings were built before 1800, prior to the establishment of international standards for weights. As public control of the weight… …   Wikipedia

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  • Weigh House Yard, Cornhill —    See Sun Court, Cornhill …   Dictionary of London

  • The Weigh House, Eastcheap —    On the south side of Little Eastcheap, between Botolph Lane and Love Lane (O. and M. 1677 O.S. 1880).    The King s Weigh House, as it was called, was the place where the King s weights, known as the Great Beam, etc., were kept, where… …   Dictionary of London

  • King's Weigh House — The King s Weigh House was originally a Congregational Church in London HistoryIt was formed around 1695 when Thomas Reynolds was called as minister. In 1697 the congregation built a meeting house over the King s Weigh House in Little Eastcheap,… …   Wikipedia

  • King's Weigh House —    See Weigh House, Eastcheap …   Dictionary of London

  • Weigh-houses — Weigh house Weigh house , n.; pl. {Weigh houses}. A building at or within which goods, and the like, are weighed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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