Witch's Hat Roof

A witch’s hat roof is a version of a cone roof. Shaped like its title, it’s a lanky peaked top and flares at the bottom.

Rick Hoge

Start looking for the turret with the witch’s hat roof to the left of the entry and balcony. Placing shingles on a roof like this is extremely labour intensive. Many customized cuts are required if the shingles are to lay flat.


This octagonal gazebo has a witch’s hat roof made of curved metal shingles.

Stanford Historical Society

A piled stone turret, complete with a witch’s hat roof along with a weathervane, is the distinctive entry for this home. A metal cap or cupola is required on this type of roof.

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