As part of an extension I need to construct a pitched roof quite close
to a window (the ridge plate is parallel to the window wall) so plan to
have a flat section outside the window to minimise the light loss -
what's the name for a "cutaway" around a window? (my googlefoo has not
An interesting idea but I'm trying to keep to the original 30s build
style, hoping that in a few years it will look as if it was part of the
original construction - a dormer would not look right. Since asking the
question I've managed to re-design the roof to get around the problem
(and without ever finding-out what the cutaway is called).
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