A decorative architectural element - situated at the points of a building.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20766
A decorative piece set atop a spire, cupola, gable or gate post.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22198
A finial is an element marking the top or end of some object, often formed to be a decorative feature. In architecture it is a decorative device, typically carved in stone, employed decoratively to emphasize the apex of a dome, spire, tower, roof, or gable or any of various distinctive ornaments at the top, end, or corner of a building or structur...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finial
- an ornament at the top of a spire or gableFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=finial
• (n.) The knot or bunch of foliage, or foliated ornament, that forms the upper extremity of a pinnacle in Gothic architecture; sometimes, the pinnacle itself.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/finial/
an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lisFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=finial
[ Latin finire
to finish, end. See Finish
The knot or bunch of foliage, or foliated ornament, that forms the upper extremity of a pinnacle in Gothic architecture; sometimes, the pinnacle itself. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/31
A decorative detail that has carved or shaped to ornament the top of an upright piece such as a bedpost. Finials are commonly found in the opening of a broken pediment or on the topping a lamp. Common motifs include flames, urns, and pineapples.Found on http://www.artisansofthevalley.com/comm_gloss3.html
a decorative feature at the very top of a part of a building
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A slender piece of stone used to decorate the tops of the merlons, spire, tower, balustrade, etc.Found on http://www.castlesontheweb.com/glossary.html
A slender piece of stone used to decorate the tops of the merlons, spire, tower, balustrade, etc.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20018
A small, decorative appendage that finishes an architectural element, especially at the tip of a pinnacle, spire or other tapering vertical element. From the Latin finis, meaning 'end'.
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A vertical feature used as a decorative finish to a spire or steeple, at the apex of a gable, or the end of the ridge of a piended roof. Finials may be made of stone, terra-cotta, wrought or cast-iron, and vary enormously in size and complexity. Related Words: Cast iron work; Gable, gabled; Ridge, ridging; Spire, spirelet; Steeple; Terra cotta; Wro...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20938
An adornment found, for instance, on top of a teapot lid or on the tail of a spoon.
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An ornament at the tip of a pinnacle, spire or other tapering vertical architectural element. Found on http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
An ornament at the top of a gable, pinnacle etc.
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an ornament surmounting an object or the terminal of a spoon.Found on http://www.myfamilysilver.com/pages/glossary.aspx?glossaryType=50
An ornamental projection above the apex of the ridge in a roof. It is used at the intersection of the Barge Boards.Found on http://www.woodworkersuk.co.uk/blog/carpentry-and-joinery-glossary/carpentr
decoration on the top of a gable or spireFound on http://phrontistery.info/f.html
Decorative vertical roof ornament Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22203
Finial is a term used in Gothic architecture to describe the ornamental top of a gable, pinnacle, minaret, buttress or spire. The earliest finials, in the later half of the 10th century, were representations of bunches of leaves; but later developments of the same period are marked by greater elaboration. The term finial is frequently applied to a ...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TF.HTM
Formal ornament at the top of a newel or gable.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22196
in architecture, the decorative upper termination of a pinnacle, gable end, buttress, canopy, or spire. In the Romanesque and Gothic styles, it ... [2 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/26
Ornament placed at the top of a cover or corner of a pediment.Found on http://freespace.virgin.net/a.data/glossaryframes.htm
Ornamental timber section added to the highest point of barge boards or hanging from stair newels on landings.
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