6.2.3 Type B.3

Just four examples exist of this type, none of which, in common with Type A.3 bars, were attached to a domestic residence. Ranging in size from 43m² (VII.7.11) to 58m² (VII.9.54-55), the Type B.3 shop was on average 50m². This average of ground floor space follows a pattern whereby Type B properties were usually smaller than their Type A counterparts, for example:

To compare the area of all of the Type B with equivalent Type A properties (thereby excluding A.4 from analysis) demonstrates the difference in size:

Not only were Type B properties smaller than Type A, but they used considerably fewer rooms; none of the Type B outlets operated with four or more rooms, yet 46 of the 128 Type A, or 36%, had at least this many discernible rooms. It is clear that Type B properties were simpler and did not require the facilities and additional spaces that define and characterise Type A.4 bars: dining rooms, kitchens, gardens, and space.


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