Saltbox home style

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A '''Saltbox home style''' is easily recognized by its distinctive silhouette of the roof, with a short [[pitch]] in front and a long low slope to the rear. The long rear slop of the [[roof]] is called a catslide, in the South. A typical feature of this home style is also the large central chimney.
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A '''Saltbox home style''' is easily recognized by its distinctive silhouette of the [[roof]], with a short [[pitch]] in front and a long low slope to the rear. The long rear [[slop]] of the [[roof]] is called a catslide, in the South. A typical feature of this home style is also the large central [[chimney]].
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The shape of the roof is similar to the [[Colonial home style]]. Six-[[pane]]l doors are a typical fixture as well. There is a trim around the window, called the window surround and the [[lintel]] above the window, acts to shelter the window from rain or snow.
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The shape of the roof is similar to the [[Colonial home style]]. Six-[[pane]]l doors are a typical [[fixture]] as well. There is a trim around the window, called the window surround and the [[lintel]] above the window, acts to shelter the window from rain or snow.

Current revision as of 15:50, 18 August 2009

A Saltbox home style is easily recognized by its distinctive silhouette of the roof, with a short pitch in front and a long low slope to the rear. The long rear slop of the roof is called a catslide, in the South. A typical feature of this home style is also the large central chimney.

The shape of the roof is similar to the Colonial home style. Six-panel doors are a typical fixture as well. There is a trim around the window, called the window surround and the lintel above the window, acts to shelter the window from rain or snow.

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