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Description

 

Horizontal projecting edge above columns, walls, windows or doorways, sometimes decorated, moulded or carved; highest part of the entablature (q.v.).

 

Also, moulding between wall and ceiling.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Cornice

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7 Best Lane, wooden bracket cornice

23 Best Lane, stone cornice

18 Best Lane modillion frieze in door cornice

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