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roof verge
The edge of a gable roof at the gable wall. Sometimes flush with the wall and often has an overhang.

verge overhang.

A clay tile roof with a small verge overhang.

roofing terms

The roof itself goes over the wall and any part that is in line or overhangs the outside face of the wall in known as the verge.

There are quite a few different treatments at the verge and some of them are shown on the page relating to bargeboards or verge boards.

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