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(building construction)


A trim board used on the edge of gables where the roof extends over the wall; it either covers the rafter or occupies the place of a rafter. Originally it was ornately carved.



in architecture, including Russian wooden folk architecture, a board that is usually carved on the facade of a structure that protects the butt ends of the roof planking from moisture.

bargeboard, gableboard, vergeboard

A board which hangs from the projecting end of a
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They must be British bats, with a very well organised queue behind the bargeboards.
Ironically, McLaren are now at the mercy of the same panel which they lambasted last year when Ferrari were cleared on appeal of any wrong-doing in Malaysia over bargeboards.
But the Ferrari team were penalised for racing with illegally constructed bargeboards - too short by just 10mm .
The forms reveal the taxpayer was billed for "stripping existing roof covering, reslating with reclaimed Welsh slates, new leadworks to chimney stacks" and repairing defective bargeboards.
It was built in 1874 of local stone for the headmistress of the nearby school and is typical of its era with some very pretty features including dressed stone detailing, decorative bargeboards and hipped roof lines.
Q WE have hardwood window frames and would like to find matching bargeboards that will also be long-lasting.
The works shall also include lead flashing replacement, rooflight replacement,gutter and downpipe replacement and decoration works to fascia, soffits and bargeboards with an option to renew.
Exterior detail is properly photogenic, from the arched Gothic-style window styles to the steeply pitched gables, decorative bargeboards and castellated brickwork detail.
When the couple first saw it they were struck by its original sash windows - all peeling paint - and attractive low-gabled roof with decorative bargeboards.
Leicester City Council is looking to appoint up to two Contractors to undertake the replacement of existing fascias, soffits, bargeboards and external cladding using new PVCu products.
In 1616, the whole property was leased to Thomas Kay, chaplain to the Council of the Marches, who sub-let the shops but used the house as his dwelling, building the fine, timber-framed porch, which has his initials and 1616 on its bargeboards.
ATHIS is more of a problem with older houses, as the bargeboards may be rotten.