This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.



method of construction where the spaces in a timber-frame wall are filled with rubble or brickwork; or where the appearance of this construction is achieved by applied surface decoration



uppermost part of a structural opening



that which has been conveyed from the past, or handed down through time by tradition


Hip Roof

roof sloped on all four sides


Hipped Gable Roof

gable roof with a hipped eave


Hipped Gambrel Roof

gambrel roof with a hipped eave