1) A small building close to a dwelling-house where turf and peat was stored.
1332 ‘a house called le Turfhous’, York
1570 ‘a house called a turfehouse, a garden, a croft’, Honley
1584 ‘a house called a turf hous on the north side of le fold’, Holmfirth
1622 one lathe one turffhouse, Honley
1706 inticed this informant three severall times in the night time to goe alonge to William Hills turfe house and from thence took both turffes and peates, Pannal. It may also have been a kind of warehouse where the turf-getting was part of a commercial operation: 1404-5 'transporting ... the turves by water ... to le Turfhous', Selby.