Dutch gable


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Dutch gable

A gable, each side of which is multicurved and surmounted by a pediment.

Dutch gable

1. Same as Flemish gable.
2. A corbie gable.
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Even the detached three-car garage, with its own stone-capped Dutch gable inset with a clock face, reVects the period charm of the house.
The front entrance porch is a timber-framed conservatory whose glazing bars echo the curves of the Dutch gable and its arched window.
Points of interest: Dutch gable to 1670 King's Stable is a local landmark.
The building's red brick and stone frontage with Dutch gables and clock tower are reminiscent of Newtown's Bartons Arms, but whereas the latter takes pride of place as a lone gem in an urban hinterland, the former is sometimes unappreciated, fogged by its vibrant surroundings.
The new energy-efficient lighting highlights this detailing, as well as other intricate and ornate carvings in the Dutch gables, which were restored along with the whole north facade as a result of the President's Appeal.
The town itself is a mix of traditional architecture with "broekie lace " wrought iron and Dutch gables.
Grade II listed for its architectural importance and dating from the 17th century it's blessed with prominent chimney stacks and splendid Dutch gables.
The half-timbered Dutch gables that dominate the narrow streets have a terrific selection of specialist food shops.
Out goes repro Georgian, Tudor and fancy Dutch gables that the super-rich have been indulging themselves in since the 1920s.
The threestorey building features steep Renaissance Dutch gables and scalloped shell lintels.
The main block is set back across a sunken court where only two things catch the eye: the roof's wavy profile conjuring vague echoes of Cape Dutch gables, and the plastic forms of the projecting fireplace and chimney which recall those of farmhouse ovens: The entrance carries you forward, as if in a torrent.
The impressive Dutch gables on the original frontage are echoed by further gables on the recently added garages and 1970s extension.

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