queen post


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queen post

[′kwēn ‚pōst]
(civil engineering)
Either of two vertical members, one on each side of the apex of a triangular truss.

queen post

One of the two vertical supports in a queen-post truss. See also: Post

queen post

One of the two vertical supports in a queen-post truss.
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A further staircase leads to the large loft featuring original King and Queen post roof trusses while outside a long sweeping driveway and cobbled forecourt leads to the attached brick built two car garage and adjacent stable block with loft above.
Midland & City Developments who are converting old buildings at Sheepcote Street uncovered impressive Queen Post timbering during early clearance work.
A system of beams called king and queen posts has been used from early times up to the present.