gable dormer

triangular dormer

A dormer having a triangularly shaped gable roof.
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A full one-story porch, two-story layout, and hip or gable dormer windows distinguish the hipped roof with full-width porch subtype (see Figure 2).
About one-third of the Craftsman houses are of the side-gabled roof subtype, which were one-and-one-half story high and found with porches and gable dormers (McAlester 1984).
The small scale of this Georgian's gable dormers and the complete coverage of their faces by window and trim provide visual interest without distracting from the solid grandeur of the facade.