Graphical Construction Glossary >> Roofs and roofing. >> Roof Trusses >> Jointed cruck
There is a huge varity in the design of many of these early roof trusses, with a lot of it being regional.
For instance parts of North East England up to the 11th century were building roofs that had more in common with dwelling in the counties around the Baltic sea rather than other parts of England
In the middle ages there was a great cross fertilisation of ideas and methods as builders craftsmen and moved around Europe.
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