hipped roof


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hipped roof

n.
Variant of hip roof.

hipped roof

n
(Architecture) a roof having sloping ends and sides
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hipped roof - a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sideshipped roof - a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
hip - (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
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Nearly symmetrical with a hipped roof, central cupola and carved lintels, the structure served as home to four generations of the Peck family.
Sheila Dann, removal of hipped roof, construction of replacement roof with front and rear dormers, alterations to garage and formation of windows, 8, Far End Lane, Honley.
These include a steep hipped roof (rather than today's more usual shallow pitched gable roof), bay windows, coved ceiling cornices, larger than average rooms and wide hallways - features reminiscent of the 1930's style, but cleverly combined with the economy and convenience of modern layouts.
To erect single storey extension to the front, raise hipped roof to a gabled roof, erect rear dormer and insert roof lights, erect new railings and gates to the roof and replace fencing at side/rear.
Application ref: R/2013/0348/FF Validation Date: May 23 Address: 57 Coast Road, Redcar TS10 3PP Proposal: Demolition of existing garage and replace with detached single garage and hipped roof over existing extension at rear.
A striking double fronted building, it featured a balustrade with three flagstaffs and hipped roof and its frontage was flanked by decorative wrought iron railings.
There are windows to three sides, double doors out to the rear patio, ceramic tiled flooring and a hipped roof.
If Wright moves in brick, I use transparent glass; if he makes a hipped roof, I use an inverted roof.
A Disney "stormologist" helps the audience vote on better ways to reconstruct their virtual house: whether to use a gabled roof or a hipped roof, or which type of roofing material would be best.
To their imaginative young eyes, it belonged in a Disney "House of Horrors" film, with foreboding lightning flashes eerily illuminating its steep hipped roof as crows scattered, squawking, from its seven chimney stacks.
Aside from the changes to the veranda and the addition of a slight pitch to the flat center of the shallow hipped roof and exposed plumbing on the back of the house - no doubt to serve the long-awaited bathroom and other indoor facilities - photographs of the house through the decades show that it remains largely unchanged.
A one-story house with a low-pitched, gabled or hipped roof, with wide eaves