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What is the word for the extension of a staircase well above the roof used for access to the roof?

In Pakistan it is referred to as a "mumty".
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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This is what it looks likeSample image
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Martin Liss earned 500 total points
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In English it would be called a staircase tower.
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It's a stairwell entrance - it just happens to be on the roof in this case.
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