Re: Re: ‘Dutch Billys’

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@gunter wrote:

As depicted on that 19th century bill-head, no. 32 Usher’s Quay has a superficial similarity with another prominant ‘Billy’ house type, the Large, single pedimented, mansion of which one of the best documented example is probably the Lord Chancellor’s Mansion at no. 24 Chancery Lane.

So you’re actually conceding that a double roof might not always actually point to a double gable?* ……. let me sit down and catch my breath for a moment 🙂

*that is, when there is evidence to say that the house was gabled in the first place, which there is in the case of 32 Usher’s Island

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