Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Label stop

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

2- Any decorative boss or other termination of a hoodmold, sill, etc.

Found in Gothic Revival, Romanesque Revival, Tudor Revival styles

Examples from Buffalo architecture

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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