Hammer-beam roof

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Hammer-beam roof

1. A roof without a tie beam at the top of the wall.
2. A roof without a tie beam at the top of the wall. See also: Roof

hammer-beam roof

hammer-beam roof
A roof supported by hammer beams.
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I'd like to see inside the hammerbeam roof which has been put together without even a single nail - they really have made a fantastic job of it.
Centrepiece of the hotel is the magnificent, three-storey Great Hall with its carved stone walls, hammerbeam roof and grand piano.
St Leonard's, Bridgnorth, which was mostly rebuilt in the 19th century, but still has a hammerbeam roof which dates back to 1662.