at the rear of

at the rear of something

located at the back part of something. I keep my tools at the rear of my garage. There's a stream at the rear of my property.
See also: of, rear
References in classic literature ?
But, awkwardly enough, the guards now appeared at the rear of the temple, and there installed themselves, in readiness to prevent a surprise.
Anyone looking at the disorganized rear of the Russian army would have said that, if only the French made one more slight effort, it would disappear; and anyone looking at the rear of the French army would have said that the Russians need only make one more slight effort and the French would be destroyed.
The spoor led always in the shadow and at the rear of the huts and tents of the village--it was quite evident to Tarzan that the Belgian had gone alone and secretly upon his mission.
Dempsey nodded at Andy and William McMahan, the secretary of the club, and walked rapidly toward a door at the rear of the hall.
At the rear of the vehicle there is a spoiler--functional--that also is used to house the CHMSL and backlight washer nozzle.
The main conduit of light is the stairwell at the rear of a narrow entrance hall.