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Glossary Results for Word "Clerestory Roof"

Clerestory Roof Roof profile used on dining and sleeping saloons with a raised centre section with lights (glass) in the sides. An expensive form of construction, this was supposed to give a higher ceiling and better lighting. Pronounced ‘clear-story”, the term is borrowed from ecclesiastical architecture.