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Heritage Tour - Glossary

A horizontal moulded projection that crowns or completes a building or wall.
relating to the Corinthian order. A pillar or column with a capital of Acanthus leaves.
Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. A pillar or column with a plain capital and without a base.
The upper section of a classical building, resting on the columns and constituting the architrave, frieze, and cornice.
One of a series of small ornaments in the shape of truncated cones used on a Doric entablature.
belonging to the Ionic order. A pillar or column with a scrolled capital.
A projecting rectangular block or bracket situated above and beneath the corona of a Doric cornice.
A wide, low-pitched gable surmounting the façade of a building in the Grecian style.
A rectangular column with a capital and base, projecting only slightly from a wall as an ornamental motif.
A porch or walkway with a roof supported by columns, often leading to the entrance of a building.
An ornamental festoon of flowers or fruit. A carving or plaster moulding of such an ornament.

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