stepped gable


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stepped gable

A gable with a stepped profile; usually constructed of brick; also called a corbiestep gable or a crowfoot gable.
See also: Flemish gable

corbie gable, crow gable, step gable

A gable having a stepped edge.
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THE stepped gables of the east German city of Rostock's medieval centre have been restored to old world splendour, complete with a draping of fresh snow - except the flakes are sugar and the buildings are made entirely of gingerbread.
Built in Scottish baronial style with stepped gables and a small turret, the grey stone house dates back to the 1830s and became a hotel in 1970.
87-91, where elaborate stepped gables define the facades.