coach house
carriage house carriage house n. a small building usually near a large residence or part of an estate, used for keeping coaches, carriages, or other vehicles; -- also called {coach house}. It is now (1998) obsolescent and its function has been taken over by the garage, which is usually attached to a residence or main building. Carriage houses are still found on older estates, though not usually used for their original purpose. [PJC]

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