HIPPED ROOF , the name given inarchitecture to a roof which slopes down on all four sides instead of terminating on two sides against a vertical gable . Sometimes a compromise is made between the two,
See also:half the roof being hipped and half resting on the vertical
See also:wall; this gives much more
See also:room inside the roof, and externally a most picturesque effect, which is one of the
See also:great attractions of domestic architecture in the south of England, and is rarely found in other countries .
THEODOR GOTTLIEB VON HIPPEL (1741-1796)
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