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.
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Print version: Yorke, Trevor Chimneys, Gables and Gargoyles