Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: B7-L7 deBurgo-Pellicer
Title: Model for dormers DOS 6110
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091331/00069
 Material Information
Title: Model for dormers DOS 6110
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: B7-L7 deBurgo-Pellicer
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
53 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
de Burgo-Pellicer House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 53 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896143 x -81.31318
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00091331
Volume ID: VID00069
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L7

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Figure 28. THE THREE VARIETIES OF DORMER
USED WITH THE A ROOF: (a) WITH SIMPLE GABLE;
(b) WITH HIP ROOF; (c) WITH PEDIMENTAL GABLE.

boarding to which the shingles are nailed,
the intervening rafters being cut away as nec-
essary so as not to obstruct the window open-
ing. They could therefore be added to or re-
moved from a house at will, and they often
were. Virginian dormers are noticeably taller
in their proportions than their counterparts
in England. It might be supposed that this is
the result of the invariable use in them of
single-hung sash. But although it is true that
in England casements were often retained for
dormers when the windows of the main floors
were equipped with sash, there are English
dormers which were sashed from the first and
yet do not approach the Virginian propor-
tions. In the story-and-a-half Virginian house
the dormers supply a strongly vertical-one




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