shaped gable

shaped gable

A gable, 2, each side of which is multicurved.
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Nicholas Pevsner, the chronicler of great and ancient British buildings, described it as "Originally a C15-C16 timber framed hall house with solar cross-wing, the latter mostly rebuilt to a large T-plan with shaped gable end for John Collins, 1678."
Its retained features include "the Milton Hollins tiling, a great staircasehall with a large pictorial tiled hunting scene and the loosely Jacobean style, stone and red brick exterior, with shaped gables and a tall clock tower".
A brand new faiade was superimposed on the existing, 17th century structure, rich in star-topped chimneys, shaped gables, fantastic finials, mullioned and cross windows and a veritable riot of ogees.