pediment

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a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a sloping roof

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It has the obligatory broken pediment and "flame" finial of its traditional counterparts, but these are strictly for fun.
Photo: Echoing classic lines, front exterior uses simplified versions of broken pediment at top and portico with square pillars at entry.
It was built in 1862 and the faade features a broken pediment with a semi-circular date plaque, a Venetian window and pairs of tall, rounded, headed windows framed by giant fluted pilasters.
But locals will probably remember him most for his once-controversial 1984 'Chippendale' building on Madison Avenue, named after the broken pediment which crowns it, now owned by Sony.
Solid mahogany Chippendale chairs and a double pedestal dining table, a four poster bed and a broken pediment bed are "new" 18th century pieces from Stickley.
It is an imposing building made of mellowbrick with symmetrical facade, broken pediment and deep panelled architraves over the front door.