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Description

 

A small gable – associated with medieval timber-framed buildings where an opening was needed to allow smoke from the fire to escape.  Now often little more than a design feature.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Gablet

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Westgate Grove property viewed from Westgate Gardens

Parrot pub in St Radigund Street

 

 

King's School modern buildings viewed from Queningate car park

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