Can I have a hip roof?

7 Mar 2021
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United Kingdom
I'm having a front porch and toilet extension built on my house. The builder says I may have a problem with the hip roof because of the dimensions, see pics (3.3m x 1.8m) and the window above it?? I don't want a gabled slope beacause It will look wrong against the house roof (hip). Any ideas or suggestions would be great
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I think he feels that the hip will go too high and there is not enough space under the window for it to fit? I'm not sure if this is the case of if he just wants to do a slope with gables beacuse it is simpler? I think that will look wrong as the main house roof is hip, thanks.
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Can have hips right up to windows and I have seen hips actually go past windows with a flat piece in front and vertical pieces at the side. Next door neighbour extended their bay window out with a hip shape roof, ill post a pic tomorrow

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