Friday, 18 January 2013

Mur pignon (gabled wall)

An end wall more or less closing a building on both sides.
A mur pignon almost always has a gabled end, following the roof line and supporting the roof.
This is the mur pignon of the Écuries de Saint-Hugues in Cluny.
See also pignon (synonym).

Écuries de Saint-Hugues - Cluny

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