DOMESTIC BUILDINGS RESEARCH GROUP (SURREY)



Illustrated glossary of architectural terms



Alphabetical Index


AArch braces Ashlar Assembly marks
BBargate stone Bay Beam Bond
Brace Bressumer Butt purlin
CCarpenters' Marks Catslide Chamfer Chimney house
Cill Clasped purlin Close studding Closed truss
Closed truss Closer Clunch Collar
Collar purlin Cornice Course Cross entry
Cross passage Crown post Cruck
DDentils Dormer Dragon beam Durn
EEnglish bond
FFlemish bond Flint
GGable Gablet Galleting Garderobe
HHalf-floored hall Half hipped Half hipped with gablet Hanging tiles
Header Herringbone bond Hipped Hipped with Gablet
Horsham Stone
JJoists Jowl
KKing post
LLean-to
MMathematical tiles Modillions Muntin Midstrey
OOpen hall Open truss Oriel Outshot
PPanel Passing braces Pentice Post
Pudding stone Purlin
QQueen struts
RRafter Rail Raking Queen struts Rat-trap bond
Reigate stone Ridge piece
SSans-purlin Scarf joints Smoke bay house Smoke hood house
Solar Spere Spine beam Staddle stones
Staggered butt purlin Stretcher Stretcher bond Stops
String course Stud
TTie beam Truss
WWall plate Wattle Wattle & Daub Wind braces

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