drip mould


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Noun1.drip mould - (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
hoodmold, hoodmould, dripstone - a protective drip that is made of stone
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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Picture after picture of walls of great beauty, with never a coping, an airbrick, a drip mould, a flashing, a dpc or anything that might mar a purity so perfect that you could frame a photo of the Gilardi House and hang it on the wall as a work of abstract art.
If the stone sill has a good projection away from the face of the wall, together with a drip mould on the underside, then the water will drip free.
Special details include some mullion windows with drip moulds, two ashlar chimneys and a fine Tudor archway to one side.