gable end


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gable end

gable end
A wall of a building having a gable at its end; a gable wall; also called a gable-end wall.
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"As I walked outside the front door there were two headlights beaming back at me from a car that had crashed into our gable end wall.
We visited the scene and have taken the smashed glass away for forensic analysis," a spokesman added Police do not believe the woman was targeted as the bottle was thrown at the gable end of her home next to a lane where youths often hang out.
He then jumps and slides down the sloping roof before positioning himself on the gable end, from which he takes a long distance jump, onto the flat roof of the building opposite - The Days Inn.
Police warned people to stay clear of the area and a tweet from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service said: "Fire crew from Swalwell and specialist team from Hebburn, dealing with gable end in danger of collapse in Rowlands Gill.
Now Sherlock-themed artwork has started to spring up, including a mural at the gable end of a revived property on the road.
Hand pump The house is called Old Well House for a reason - the well is under the gable end. To the left of the end door is a working handpump.
Crew Commander Lee Richardson, from Smethwick Fire Station, said: "We do not know what the cause is but there's been a partial collapse of the gable end. It's probably the age of the building but nothing he's done.
Winds of up to 80 mph blew off the the gable end of a house in Jarrow and the same happened to a house in Sunderland.
Kirklees Council planners have blocked a plan to put eight advertising boards around the former Colne Mills site in the village, including one on the gable end of residential premises at Britannia Road.
The gable end of his house faces the sea and takes the full force of the wind and weather.
Colin Davies, 52, of Gable End, Hill Street, Quarry Road, Brynteg, has been warned to expect a significant prison sentence.