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Sawtooth roof gables of Saint-Victor-de-Morestel

Sawtooth roof gables of Saint-Victor-de-Morestel

Each of these double-slope roofs features a sawtooth gable design created with stone slabs of 8 to 10 cm in thickness. This protects the walls and can also play a fire prevention role. In French these sawtooth gables are also known as "pas d'oiseau" (bird steps).
At the top of each sawtooth gable stands a "charveyron", a stone sculpted into a sugarloaf shape, which has fed many a conjecture...

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Hameau de Gouvoux
38510 Saint-Victor-de-Morestel
Lat : 45.71009Lng : 5.516938
214 d

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Phone : 04 74 80 19 59

Email : morestel@tousauxbalcons.com

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Office du Tourisme Les Balcons du Dauphiné - 10/11/2020

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