1) A term noted in a seventeenth-century building contract.

1682 and alsoe to+ rig the said building with good stone riggs from the Forest of Knaresborough and the four corners alsoe of the same building with hipps and riggs made of the same Forrest stone, and moulded or fitted exactly to the same roofe, Scriven. The meaning is uncertain but the term ‘hipped roof’ describes a roof with the ends sloping backwards instead of finishing with a gable.

places Knaresborough
dates 1682

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