1) Apparently a rare alternative to cow-house or mistall, although the references point to an important and substantial building.

The word occurs in a series of title deeds for property in Highburton, some in Latin the others in English: 1610 ‘one house called a nawtehouse in the occupation of Thomas Sonyer’

1619-20 one house called a nawtehouse ... and all and everye the outshuttes, elinges and buildinges to the Nawtehowse belonging

1629 ‘a house called a nawtehowse, a chamber above the same, one other house adjoining to it now used as a mistall with a chamber above it’.

places Highburton
dates 1610

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