Gambrel Roof: 20+ Examples of Beautiful Home

Photograph of a quaint red gambrel roof style cottage home

GAMBREL ROOF – “Gambrel” also refers to a rod or hook for suspending slaughtered animal carcasses. A gambrel or gambrel roof is a usually symmetrical two-sided roof with two slopes on each side. (The normal building term in eighteenth-century England as well as North America was “Dutch roof.”) The top incline is positioned at a superficial angle, while the lower incline is …

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