cross gable

cross gable

cross gables
A gable which is set parallel to the ridge of the roof.
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The update added stone, half timbers and decorative chimneys along with new cross gables and dormer windows.
Shape subtypes include the hipped roof with lower cross gables, cross-gabled roof, front-gabled roof, and the town house.