gable coping

gable coping

The protective cap covering a gable wall that projects above the line of the roof finish.
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The council says Mr Daw breached planning regulations when he demolished a two-storey historic cheese room and tradesman's entrance, removed sash windows, gable coping stones, guttering, lime mortar pointing and part of a staircase.
Inside, the older part of the house has rendered rubble walls under a slated roof with tiled ridge and gable copings. The front has 12-pane sash windows with a pair of asymmetrically placed forward wings,and a tall chimney to each gable.