Courtyard A court or courtyard is a space inside a building that is open to the sky. These spaces were often used for meetings, which leads to the other meaning of court, as in a court of law. Small cloister in the monastery of Certosa di Pavia, near Pavia, Italy The Great Court of the British Museum in London has a glass roof. Court of the Lions, Alhambra, Grenada, Spain Court of the Pontifica Universidad Cátolica de Chile This short article can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. Retrieved from "https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Courtyard&oldid=5378379"