Either of two upright timbers between the tie beam and principal rafters of a roof truss.
- Yesterday, I was whingeing on about the window in my room being hidden behind the king post roof support and moaning that we should have changed it for a smaller queen post.
- A section of the tie beam between the queen posts may be removed to create a hammerbeam roof.
- This roof also displays a fine set of original iron straps linking the queen posts with the tie beams using an unusual system of pegs.
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