If they put a yardstick up and Ravenclaw's tower is the same height, because Gryffindor was trying to beat them, a yard stick isn't 1 foot. Meaning the Gryffindor tower is 3 feet or a yard taller than Ravenclaw's tower.
That will be a sad day. But my children will cry with me. Joanne K. Rowling was my childhood, and I will cry- literally cry- on the day that she dies, because I think a piece of my heart will die too.<<I'm literally crying rn