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Glossary

 
What to know and look for...
  1. Corner Tower

  2. Gable

  3. Cornice

  4. Upper Deck

  5. Verandah

  6. Foundation – Brick Stone or Wood

  7. Hipped Roof

  8. Finial

  9. Ridge Cresting

  10. Bargeboard or Vergeboard

  11. Bracket

  12. Panel Mould

  13. Belt Course (Decorative Sawn Shingles)

  14. Verandah Columns

  15. Cornice with Brackets & Turned Spindles

  16. Turned Balusters on Verandah & Stair

  17. Body – Horizontal Siding

  18. Multi-Light Transom Window Sash

  19. Water Table

  20. Double Hung Sash

  21. Belt Course Mould

  22. Window Frame & Casing Mould

 
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Credits:
Scott Barrett, BA - Writer

Acknowledgements:
Victoria Heritage Foundation
Vancouver Heritage Conservation Foundation
Heritage Society of British Columbia
British Columbia Heritage Trust - www.heritage.gov.bc.ca

   

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