A masonry gable extended above the roof with setback stages that may be stepped or curved profiles in any of a wide variety of combinations.
A term describing a building having a gable on its main facade.
A small extension of the roof structure at the gable end of a barn or house.
The end of a roof formed into a shape intermediate between a gable and a hip; the gable rises about halfway to the ridge, resulting in a truncated shape, the roof being inclined backward from this level.
Dutch term referring to the infilling in the steps of a crowstep gable. Brick is laid at an angle that is perpendicular to the slope of the gable within the steps, and the gable is finished off with a smooth stone coping.
A gable having an outline containing two or more curves on each side of a central ridge, as in a Flemish gable.
A facade having two gables
A gable end-wall that projects above a roof; typical shapes include boltel, fractable, and square.
A gable whose face is on one side of a house, perpendicular to the main facade.
A gable with a stepped profile; usually constructed of brick; also called a corbiestep gable or a crowfoot gable.
A gable that rises above the roof line with a straight incline following the roof below it.
A portion of a wall that projects above the roof line in the form of a gable.
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