This was usually out of sight to the rear or side of the house and was for the butcher, the grocer and other tradespeople such as the dressmaker or shoemaker.
By the time it came to record Tradesman's Entrance
in 2004 it had settled into a quartet with Al on vocals, Fyfe on guitar, Dave Cochrane on bass and Bird (formerly of Moseley indie band Delta) on drums.
As soon as this column is out of the country Charles installs Camilla as Queen-in-waiting through the tradesman's entrance
The Sport Tourer's extra length benefits not only rear seat passengers but also provides a regularly shaped and roomy loadspace at the tradesman's entrance
He was driven through the tradesman's entrance
of his home in Farndon, Cheshire - but later came out to say: 'I don't think life will ever be normal again.
He sold his soul to the Lib Dems and promised the referendum to sneak his way into No10 through the tradesman's entrance
Some vintage recorded Dangerfield will finally make it into the public realm on November 30, with the muchdelayed release of Tradesman's Entrance
, the debut album by Birmingham band The Courtesy Group.
Accompanied by coroner Lord Justice Scott Baker, they were driven past the city's Opera house and down the narrow Rue Cambon to stop at the spot, outside the unremarkable tradesman's entrance
to the Ritz, where the couple took their last steps.
While accompanying his father on piano-tuning rounds, he visited many grand country houses, always using the tradesman's entrance
The crowd eventually went away happy and they were able to start their match having gained access to court via the tradesman's entrance
Rangers' spirited and resolute comeback in Copenhagen shouldn't be allowed to disguise the fact that they have joined the elite by way of the tradesman's entrance
In fact, the size of the thing meant that one bedroom encroached on our nextdoor neighbour's plot and its front porch (as opposed to the back porch, or tradesman's entrance
, as it was quickly dubbed) had to be forced into our kitchen.
Now Kevin Keegan's caught the bug - and he's asking Gazza for a replay of his Gretaest Hits to usher England through the tradesman's entrance
to Euro 2000.
The battle-hardened Belgians have come to their fifth successive finals via the tradesman's entrance
- a narrow play-off win against Ireland - and a gruelling warm-up schedule in which they have been pitting their wits with distinction against top sides.
Capello will not let his players off the leash if they do their duty against Montenegro - although his message is that england must smash their way through the front door to euro 2012, rather than sneak in the tradesman's entrance