helm roof

helm roof

[′helm ¦rüf]
(architecture)
A steeply pitched roof with four faces rising from gables to a point.

helm roof

Four faces rest diagonally between the gables and converge at the top.
See also: Roof

helm roof

helm roof
A roof having four faces, each of which is steeply pitched so that they form a spire; the four ridges rise to the point of the spire from a base of four gables.
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