Herringbone work
Bricks, tiles, stones or (sometimes) timbers laid diagonally, usually in superimposed alternate courses.
Of a porch or portico: with six columns across the front.
High Tech
A development of (especially) British Modernist architecture from the late 1960s, marked by the celebratory display of construction and services, a preference for lightweight materials and sheer surfaces, and a readiness to adopt new techniques from engineering and other technologies.
Earthwork of the Iron Age (c. 800-600 BC – 1st century AD) enclosed by a ditch and bank system.
Hipped roof
A roof with sloped ends instead of gables.
Hollow chamfer
A chamfer (a surface formed by cutting off a square edge or corner) with a concave surface.
Projecting moulding above an arch or lintel to throw off water. When horizontal often called a label.
Circular or polygonal farm building with a central shaft turned by a horse to drive agricultural machinery.
Hungry joints
Brick or stone joints without pointing (exposed mortar), or deeply recessed to show the outline of each stone.
Husk garland
A garland or festoon of stylized nutshells.