Each of these double-slope roofs features a sawtooth gable design created with stone slabs of 8 to 10 cm in thickness. This protects the walls and can also play a fire prevention role. In French these sawtooth gables are also known as "pas d'oiseau" (bird steps).
At the top of each sawtooth gable stands a "charveyron", a stone sculpted into a sugarloaf shape, which has fed many a conjecture...
- Type of culturel patrimony :
- Historic site and monument
- Historical patrimony :
- Historic patrimony
Sawtooth roof gables of Creys-Mépieu
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Toits à mantelures de Creys-Mépieu
Latitude : 45.728336
Longitude : 5.48869