Some tips to better understand London architectural vocabulary
- A terraced house is part of a row of identical or mirror-image houses sharing side walls.
- An end of terraced is the last house of the row. Located at the street corner, it only shares one side wall with the neighbour.
- A semi-detached house shares one side wall with the neighbouring dwelling, generally in such a way that each house’s layout is a mirror image of its twin.
- A detached housed is a free standing residential building, generally located in more distant suburbs.