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Gambrel Roof

Roof with a small change of pitch in the middle of the roof slope, usually constructed with a shaped principal (which may be called a Gambrel principal); Unlike Mansard, the term is applied to vernacular buildings.

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11 - Roof Details

11 - Roof Details

B) Gambrel roof with typical construction details C) Mansard roof with typical construction details

d) Shaped principal of gambrel roof (Gambrel principal)

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