Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
Alternate name: Chimney hood
A cornice forming a crowning termination of a chimney; a covering that shelters the opening at the top of a chimney from rain and snow but permits gaseous products to escape
Commonly found in Tudor Revival style
Should not be confused with chimney pot
Examples from Buffalo architecture
- Illustration above: Porter Avenue
- Spencer Kellogg Jr. House
- 77 Lexington Avenue
- 59 Chapin Pkwy.
- Henry W. Wendt House, 120 Lincoln Pkwy.
- Butler House, 429 Linwood Avenue
- Clement House/Red Cross