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Mansard Roof

Roof similar in form to a Gambrel Roof though differently constructed. It generally has hipped ends and a larger change of pitch; the term (named after Francois Mansard) is usually restricted to polite architecture. See Vernacular Architecture, 22 (1991), 24-6.

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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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