The Gable is the triangular end section of a pitched roof. Throughout the different housing periods builders have chosen to decorate this area with a wide range of styles and materials. From roughcast to simple timbering, popular in 1920's and 1930's, to elaborate carved woodwork from the Victorian and Edwardian periods.
1 & 2 Herringbone brickwork set within timber frames.
3 & 4 Simple shaped edged painted wooden barge boards. 5 & 6 Early 1800's Cottage Orne style.
1 & 2 Elaborate mid victorain bargeboards. 3 Decorative mock
timber framing. 4 Plain bargeboard topped with an ornate roof finial.5 Ornate gable ends 1882
1 - 4 Ornate carved wooden bargeboards with fish scale hanging tiles and painted timbering.
1920's - 1930's
1 & 2 Simpler mock timber framing.