stepped gable


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stepped gable

A gable with a stepped profile; usually constructed of brick; also called a corbiestep gable or a crowfoot gable.
See also: Flemish gable

corbie gable, crow gable, step gable

A gable having a stepped edge.
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Its stepped gables and facade offer a perfect example of the style of houses of his day.
THE stepped gables of the east German city of Rostock's medieval centre have been restored to old world splendour, complete with a draping of fresh snow - except the flakes are sugar and the buildings are made entirely of gingerbread.
Built in Scottish baronial style with stepped gables and a small turret, the grey stone house dates back to the 1830s and became a hotel in 1970.
STIRLING Installation of security doors and door entry system to block of flats including formation of concrete platt at building shell, 5 Bridgehaugh Road for Link Group Ltd; Extension to rear and single storey gable extension at 60 Caltrop Place, Balquhidderock FK7 7XS for Mr Andrew Strathie; Extension to rear of house at 74 Randolph Road FK8 2AR for Mr and Mrs Webster; Removal and rebuild of unstable south chimney using all salvaged stones and augmenting with new stone where necessary and the removal and rebedding of crow stepped gables on east and west elevations atThe Argyll Centre, Princes Street FK8 1HQ for Stirling Council.