front onto (something)

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front onto (something)

To be positioned in the direction of something. I want a bedroom that fronts onto the park behind the house.
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front onto

v.
To be facing something. Used especially of buildings: The living room windows front directly onto the street.
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A number of additional walls were identified suggesting that at least one of the buildings fronted onto a courtyard area, facing onto what had been a small inlet suitable for lesser water craft.
There were also back-to-backs that fronted onto a street and had houses on their back facing onto the courtyard.
In that yard there would usually be the four houses, backing onto the four houses that fronted onto the street, and a terrace.
In Birkby recently because of an electrical problem outside a house which fronted onto the pavement, the 'authorities' dug a hole about four feet deep there and around the start of the gable.
If their original premises fronted onto a busy main road, we were also able to look at the possibility of redevelopment for a higher value use.