Gingerbread Templates by Architectural Style
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based on character defining features.
Romantic - Greek Revival - Gable Front-and-Wing Style
Gable Front-and-Wing Style
ca. 1825 to ca. 1860
The traditional style consists of:
Main areas of elaboration: cornice lines, doorways, porch-support columns, and windows.
Universal Feature: The wide band of trim beneath the cornice of both the main roof and the porch roof.
Levels: One or two-story
Roof Style: A gabled or low-pitched hipped roof having either an entry or full-width porch supported by prominent square or round columns. The main roof and porch roof are emphasized with a wide divided band of trim.
Front door: Surrounded by narrow sidelights and a rectangular line of transom lights above, usually incorporated into a larger decorative enframement.
Windows: The six-pane windows are typically less elaborate than the doorways.
Either a small entry porch that does not extend the full height of the facade;
A dominant central entry porch extending the full height, but less than the full width; a colonnaded entry porch that occupies the full width and height of the front facade, sometimes extending around one or both sides of the house;
Or an absent entry porch.