Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Label molding


A square-arched dripstone or hoodmold; extends horizontally across the top of an opening and returns vertically downward for a short distance
 

Label stop: The termination of a hoodmold (arched dripstone) in which the lower ends are turned away from the opening horizontally

Cf., Water table

Found in Gothic Revival, Tudor Revival styles


Examples from Buffalo architecture:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
.| ...Home Page ...| ..Buffalo Architecture Index...| ..Buffalo History Index... .|....E-Mail ...| ..

web site consulting by ingenious, inc.