crowstep gable


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Related to crowstep gable: gable wall, gable end, gable roof, stepped roof

crowstep gable

A masonry gable extended above the roof with a series of setbacks; often found in European medieval architecture, especially Dutch architecture.
See also: Gable
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corbie gable, crow gable, step gable

A gable having a stepped edge.
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