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Horizontal section through a building showing the arrangement of rooms, etc. It is a drawing that represents an object in horizontal projection, to scale, as distinct from those representing vertical sections or elevations, and might show an exterior of an object as seen from above, as in a roof-plan. See also axial; bay; cell; centre; double pile; end; entry; E-plan; H-plan; hall; longhouse; open-hall; solar; wealden.

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