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  • A sentimental reformer in architecture, he began at the cornice, not at the foundation.
  • Above these ties are the cornice brackets and beams, corresponding in general design to the cornice of the walls, and the intermediate space is filled with open carvings of dragons or other characteristic designs.
  • Portions of the coloured terra-cotta slabs which decorated the cornice and other architectural members have also been discovered.
  • In architecture, the term "corona" is used of that part of a cornice which projects over the bed mould and constitutes the chief protection to the wall from rain; it is always throated, and its soffit rises towards the wall.
  • 1357, and is celebrated for the grandeur of its porch and cornice and the delicate stalactite vaulting which adorns them.

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