Definitions for "BARGE BOARD"
Keywords:  gable, verge, cornice, timber, rake
The board placed along the verge of a roof at the gable end.
Fascia installed along the roof rake from the horizontal fascia to the roof peak and, seemingly, forming the outermost exposed rafter. The decorative slanting boards on the gable end of the roof. On a roof overhang, they are used to cover the exposed ends of the framing member. They vary in ornamental appearance.
The timber fixed along the pitched edges of a gable to cover the ends of a roof.