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mansard roof

n.
A roof having a double slope on all sides, with the lower slope much steeper than the upper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mansard roof - a hip roof having two slopes on each sidemansard roof - a hip roof having two slopes on each side
curb roof - a roof with two or more slopes on each side of the ridge
French roof - a mansard roof with sides that are nearly perpendicular
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35 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1DT 19/00437/LBC Installation of a one non illuminated fascia and one non illuminated projecting sign at ground 29 Martin Lane, London, EC4Y 0DJ 19/00523/FULL Alterations and refurbishment works to include a combination of the replacement or restoration of windows; the replacement of skylights; the replacement of the side access door; the repair and where necessary the replacement of the mansard roof, bell tower roof structure and brickwork; the restoration of the clock; the insertion of intake and level; removal of the modern iron grilles to the new roof hatch; and the replacement of the modern front porch hand rail.
Work has started on the revamp of 4 St Philip's Place by developer Evenacre which includes restoring its stone facade and replacing the 1980s mansard roof with slate and zinc.
Work has started on the revamp of 4 St Philip's Place by developer Evanacre which includes restoring its stone facade and replacing the 1980s mansard roof with slate and zinc.
There was never any doubt about where the fire started, and firefighters had begun to control it in that unit, but flames had already spread to the attic area below the mansard roof that had no fire walls to contain it, Smith said.
Therefore, the planned four-story building was given a mansard roof with gables, which allowed the fourth floor to "hide" in the roof line, giving the appearance of a three-story building.
Built in the 1850 for the son of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, 28-30 Catherine Street, which sold for $945,000, is a mid-Victorian Second Empire--style with mansard roof and center stairway.
South Oxford is conceived in a Federal style with stately brick and a grand mansard roof. The adjoining building on South Portland evokes a Parisian 1920's aesthetic with its clean detailing and classic stucco.
There would also be cycling and refuse facilities on site - and a mansard roof extension, which has ruffled the feathers of one conservation group.
Applicant Euro Property Investments also wants to demolish the existing mansard roof and erect a two-storey replacement with a plant room.
The alterations would see a single storey 1970s extension at the front of the building removed, an open courtyard created inside, and a mansard roof added above the existing flat roof, wrapping around the central courtyard.
The couple quickly embarked on a soupto-nuts restoration and update spearheaded by designer Nancy Whaley that, architectural preservationists will note, respectfully retains a slew of Woolf's signature elements such as a mansard roof, extra-tall double-door entry.
Oakwood House, 62 Moor Street, Coventry CV5 6EU: Conversion of existing offices to six student cluster flats with new second floor pitched and mansard roof.