Originally Posted by Merry_Olde_Mary
What does "a loft" mean in the UK? If we said the below (from the link) in the US, we might think it was the overhead storage part of a barn...
<< "And so the packaging - which was evidence to convict Dyer of Helena Fry's murder - had likely been kept and stored in the loft since 1896." >>
"A loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage)."
I figured it was in the attic.
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