queen post


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queen post

queen post

n.
Either of a pair of upright posts providing tension between the top and bottom members of a truss.

queen post

n
(Building) one of a pair of vertical posts that connect the tie beam of a truss to the principal rafters. Compare king post

queen′ post`


n.
either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.queen post - vertical tie post in a roof truss
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
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Other period features that have been retained and refurbished are the Welsh Empress slate roofs and the distinctive red brick walls, traditional king and queen post roof trusses, and cobbled and granite courtyards, all in a very good state of repair.
"Arranged around six cobbled courtyards the Grade II Listed buildings have Welsh Empress slate roofs and traditional king post and queen post roof trusses."
For pounds 100,000 less is Unit Four or The Stables, rather smaller with one beamed living room, small fitted kitchen, cloakroom and three bedrooms, the best one with its own shower room and a feature queen post truss exposed plus part sloping ceiling.
The original house is of red sandstone retaining its main beams under a roof featuring King and Queen post trusses.
A separate staircase leads to two more attic rooms with exposed queen post trusses.
Midland & City Developments who are converting old buildings at Sheepcote Street uncovered impressive Queen Post timbering during early clearance work.