Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Pignon (gabled wall)

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

Écuries de Saint-Hugues - Cluny

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