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Girt, Somerset

For the town in Armenia, see Kard, Armenia. In architecture or structural engineering, a girt is a horizontal structural member in a framed wall. Girts provide lateral support to the wall panel, primarily, to resist winds loads. May also be known as a sheeting rail. A comparable element in roof construction is a purlin.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6223
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
 

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