Gabled Architecture, Amsterdam

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  • cornice on right, 2 bells on left
    cornice on right, 2 bells on left
    by nicolaitan
  • bell on left, neck on right
    bell on left, neck on right
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  • step in center, spout to the left
    step in center, spout to the left
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    Amsterdam's amazing architecture!

    by barryg23 Updated Apr 12, 2003

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    Gable architecture

    Favorite thing: At first glance, Amsterdam's gable architecture resembled something from a fairytale. The various types of gable architecture - neck, bell, stoop, step (pictured)and ????? - can be seen all over the city, predominantly overlooking the canals.

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    architecture

    by MATIM Written Mar 19, 2004

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    Fondest memory: You spot lots of different gables.
    Some names of the gables are: stair gable, clock gable, neck gable and spout gable.

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    facades, clock-gable

    by tompt Written Mar 16, 2004

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    two clock-gables next to a neck-gable

    Favorite thing: The clock-gable dates back to 1660-1790. The clock-gable is based on the neck-gable, the boards are made from bricks too and the 90 degrees corners disappeared. The top is looking like a bell.

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    Architecture-Step Gable

    by guell Written Apr 27, 2003

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    Step Gable

    Favorite thing: The step gable was favored by the Dutch Renaissance architects from 1580 to 1660. As its name implies, this design featured a series of steps culminating at the top.

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