Finial – Decorative capping or turned post added to the apex of the roof gable. Originally used to protect a home from witches (clearly don’t work from my experience!)
Rusticated Board – A weatherboard that, with a curved shape cut out of the top and bottom, was able to lap the board below, yet lay flat against the wall studs. An imitation of coursed stonework.
Pilaster – A column, or imitation column, attached to a wall. It is generally half the thickness of the column it is matching.
Matchlining – Boarding on internal walls which is usually tongue and grooved.
Frieze – A rail or decoration marking the upper part of a wall just below the cornice. The frieze is usually of wallpaper.
Bay window – A square or polygonal shaped window that projects beyond a wall, and is supported on the ground.
Bow window – Similar to a bay, but semi circular or segmented in plan.