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A building containing celestial telescopes in which astronomical or meteorological phenomena may be observed.


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CAMERA OBSCURA A building or room in which images of outside objects are projected on to a screen from a long-focus lens using natural light.
CANTEEN A self-service dining room, especially for workers/employees; also in institutions, such as schools, hospitals, etc.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE The administrative office of a commercial concern.
COUNTING HOUSE An accounts office, especially within an industrial or commercial complex.
MARITIME OFFICE A building from where marine operations are directed.
POST OFFICE A building, department or other establishment where postal business is carried out.
SCHOOL An establishment in which people, usually children, are taught.
TIME OFFICE A room or building occupied by a person employed to keep accounts of workers' hours of labour. Linked Data resource