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- n. A traditional house with two rooms upstairs and two rooms downstairs.
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In them days when we were living in a two-up-two-down it was a nice bit of pocket money.
We reached the house - a small, two-storey terrace, two-up-two-down with an extension at the back for the kitchen.
God Bless Ozzy Osbourne follows the singer from his working-class roots, when he shared a poky bedroom with his five siblings in a two-up-two-down in Aston.
Once tied homes of railway workers, these houses 'former two-up-two-down uniformity has been broken up by post-Thatcher evidence of ownership: a new paint and tiling job here, a new front porch there.
The two-up-two-down, brown-brick terraced house at No. 125, like the nearby single-storey Bloomfield Community Centre where he first played, is a most unlikely cradle of genius.