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gambrel roof, gambrel

gambrel roof, 1
1. (US) A roof which has two pitches on each side; in Great Britain called a mansard roof.
2. (Brit.) A roof which has a small gable near the ridge on one end; the part of the roof below the gable is inclined. Also see Dutch gambrel roof, English gambrel roof, Flemish gambrel roof, New England gambrel roof, Swedish gambrel roof.
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Literature describes spacious gambrel roof design; custom sizes available.
The award was presented at a special ceremony conducted by AACCLA president William Gambrel in Washington, D.
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The structure features a gambrel roofline often used in many Ukrainian barns built during the twenties as it was easier to construct and offered greater storage capacity than the gable or steep thatched roofs that were originally used.
Above the doors, a custom window emphasizes the form of the shed's gambrel roof.
The earliest known example of a Dutch gambrel roof in America was built on the Ackerman house in Hackensack, N.
One of the most common housing types found at Lindenlea was the front gambrel roof type.
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It was a three-story dairy barn with a gambrel roof and an exposed basement foundation made from massive granite slabs quarried on the farm.