Bell gable


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Bell gable

1.
A small turret placed on the ridge of a church roof to hold one or more bells.
2. A gable-end parapet with an opening that supports a bell; it is found in Spanish Colonial architecture. See also: Gable
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bell gable

A wall gable having one or more openings for bells.
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