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What's the right name for this limestone cornice feature?

It's got an inlaid gutter in it, and it's all ****ed up. I figure I should call it my the right name if I'm going to can it.

It's sort of like an entablature, because there are columns, sort of. But, it's not a conventional entablature.

Name that piece....

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What's the right name for this limestone cornice feature?

It's got an inlaid gutter in it, and it's all ****ed up. I figure I should call it my the right name if I'm going to can it.

It's sort of like an entablature, because there are columns, sort of. But, it's not a conventional entablature.

Name that piece....

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I'd call it a cornice.

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I guess you can use either word, it's a matter of interpretation.

cor?nice noun \#712;k#559;r-n#601;s, -nish: the decorative top edge of a building or column

: a decorative strip of wood or some other material used at the top of the walls in a room

Full Definition of CORNICE

1

a : the molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition ? see column illustration

b : a top course that crowns a wall

2

: a decorative band of metal or wood used to conceal curtain fixtures

3

: an overhanging mass of windblown snow or ice usually on a ridge

See cornice defined for English-language learners ?

See cornice defined for kids ?

eave noun \#712;#275;v1

: the lower border of a roof that overhangs the wall ?usually used in plural

2

: a projecting edge (as of a hill) ?usually used in plural

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