The gable end of the Courthouse in Long Crendon is on the leftCrow-stepped gable on a house in Princes RisboroughA gable is a peaked external wall at the end of a pitched roof. Sub-types include: Dutch gable, with curved sides crowned by a pediment (also called a Flemish gable) and shaped gable, with curved sides.

The example on Church Street, Princes Risborough, on the right, is a crow-stepped gable.