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link Dormer
A dormer that typically houses a chimney. Also used to join one part of a roof to another

a link dormer

This type of dormer more often than not is built around a chimney. It could be in isolation, but often it serves to hold a window or two for an upper floor room.

While being an architectural feature, it is also an excellent way to shed rainwater around a bank of chimneys on a large roof.

The chimney cricket performs the same function on simple chimney stacks.

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