Eton Fives Courts
The court An Eton Fives court consists of three walls, with the left hand wall interrupted by a buttress approximately halfway up the court. There are also two levels to the court, the front being around six inches higher than the back half of the playing area. On the front wall is a vertical black line about three quarters of a metre from the right wall; this is used during the serve and return...
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A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building in which the outer walls are non-structural, but merely keep out the weather. A curtain wall is the defensive wall surrounding the bailey of a medieval castle. It can also be a defensive wall between two bastions of a castle or fortress in post-medieval fortifications. In earlier designs of castles the curtain walls were often built...
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I want to grow a building really badly - I wonder if any big houses/gardens out there would be up for it: life-long project.