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Glossary Results for Word "Cove-roof coach"

Cove-roof coach Coaches mostly constructed in the 1903-1906 period whose roofs were in the shape of a low semi-ellipse with large radius near the centre and a small radius towards the sides. Previous LNWR carriages had roofs shaped in a simple arc and later carriages had a higher elliptical roofExplain 'Elliptical-roof Coach'.
See examples in this part of the Carriages exhibtion (and following pages) which show examples of Arc and Cove roofs.