A dwelling-house or place of residence, Including its appurtenant outbuildings. The mansion includes not only the dwelling-house, but also the outhouses, such as barns, stables, cowhouses, dairy houses, and the like, ifl they are parcel of the messuage (that is, within the curtilage or protection of the dwelling-house) though not under the same roof nor contiguous to it.In old English law. Residence: dwelling. Mansion-honse. In the law of burglary, etc., any species of dwelling-house. 3 Inst. 64.