Feature Guide

This is based off the Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings and can be used as a refresher course on architectural features you may have forgotten the name.
We will upload as we complete digitizing.

Flush Verges

The edge of tiles, slates or shingles, projecting over the gable of a roof.

Projected Verges

Exposed Purlins

A piece of timber laid horizontally to support the common rafters of a roof.

Plain Fascia

Molded Fascia

Decorated Fascia

Plain Soffit

Molded Soffit

Plain Frieze

Molded Frieze

Returned Eaves





Boxed Corners


Plain Pediment

Curved Pediment

Doric Capital

Ionic Capital
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