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carport (or car porch)

An open-air roofed structure used to house vehicles at a residence. Contrast with a garage, which must be completely enclosed.

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The page read: "As many people are aware and for those that aren't, on Friday 5th May 2017 a fire, which started in the car port in Oatland Drive at 3pm, burnt down two adjoining houses leaving two families, one with a small child, devastated and with nothing left.
The pump room that drives the pool is outside, where you can also find a double garage, car port and four-roomed workshop.
The entire car port then shifted and pulled the adjoining brickwork from the timber frame of their 29-year-old pounds 250,000 home.
The 14-year-old, from Birtley, was arrested by police after a local resident spotted him using a lighter to write his name on the car port of a housing complex in the town on January 6.
Other businesses -- Car Port auto parts outlets (38), Total Care home health care units (10)
Outside is a driveway, garage, car port and gardens.
But after a few weeks, when the area started to look more like a paddling pool than a car port, the boss's mobile phone ceased to work.
Originally built for stabling and coaches, this impressive property boasts four bedrooms with the potential for a fifth, the original coach house, stable block, car port and outdoor pool plus much more.
A stable block, store, open car port and outbuildings offer excellent facilities for equestrians.
Outside in the gardens is a garage, double car port and swimming pool.
Mrs Gloag, 60, wants to stop the couple cutting grass and planting shrubs on a strip of land, measuring 20 yards by six yards, and using a nearby barn and car port.