Roof ridge

Roof ridge

The horizontal line at the junction of the upper edge of two sloping roof surfaces.
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Here and there in the distance, above the crowded mob of low, brown roof ridges, towered great piles of masonry, King's Palace, temples, gorgeous and dilapidated, crumbling under the vertical sunlight, tremendous, overpowering, al- most palpable, which seemed to enter one's breast with the breath of one's nostrils and soak into one's limbs through every pore of one's skin.
The development will consist of demolishing the existing single storey extension to the rear, construction of a new 2 storey extension to the rear including raising the existing roof ridge height to match eastern adjoining property for first floor extended attic accommodation with 2 No.
The Sandwell Place property - which was supposed to only be two storeys - has dormer windows in the eaves and the roof ridge is 75cm (2ft 5in) higher than the approved scheme after the builders failed to dig the foundations deep enough.
Gordon Reekie: proposed two-storey side and rear extension including raising of roof ridge height; at 39 Crathie Drive, Glenmavis.
The scheduled monuments were part of Walker's Pottery, which produced bricks, roof ridge tiles and chimney pots, among many other items.
Andrew Ward of Ward Services recalled: "With a roof ridge height of 16m this was a large space to heat, further complicated by plans for extensive racking, which narrowed the opportunities for locating heaters.
Walker's Pottery was set up in the 1840s just outside Cor bridge and produced a wide range of goods including ret orts used to make coal gas, bricks, floor and roof ridge tiles, chimney pots, saltglaz ed troughs and sanitary wares.
The mandatory naga on the top now occupies the roof ridge.
Central to this wing is the reception room which opens up to the roof ridge and has a south facing picture window to the eaves.
According to a press release from Berlin Fire Chief Bruce Ricard, the cause of the blaze was a lightning strike at the end of the four-unit structure that melted the roof ridge shingles that extended over three of the four units.
Whenever possible, extend the tarp over the roof ridge (Photo 2) so water won't flow down and under it.