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Chimneys, Gables and Gargoyles : A Guide to Britain's Rooftops.

Author/Creator:
Yorke, Trevor.
Publication:
Ashland : Countryside Books, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (81 pages)
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Subjects:
Decoration and ornament.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This easy-to-follow guide includes hundreds of photos and drawings of rooftops and their features from around the country and offers a fascinating glimpse into this overlooked aspect of Britain's architectural history.
Contents:
Cover
Copyright
Contents
Introduction
1. The Importance of being a Roof: Styles and Materials
2. The Decorative Touch: Dragons, Ridges and Ironwork
3. Bring Me Sunshine: Dormers, Lanterns and Vents
4. A Dramatic Skyline: Towers, Turrets and Spires
5. The Top of the Wall: Parapets, Balustrades and Cornice
6. The End of the Roof: Gables and Bargeboards
7. Catching the Rain: Gargoyles and Guttering
8. The Grand Chimney: Chimneys, Stacks and Pots
Glossary
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Yorke, Trevor Chimneys, Gables and Gargoyles
ISBN:
9781846749179
OCLC:
1050724975