This is especially the case with regard to the shape of the finial.
Where the finial joins the roof a rayed sun of cast metal is placed.
Beasts project at the gable angles, and the summit it crowned by a finial.
Spires end usually in a boss or finial, surmounted by a weathercock.
And not content with this exuberance in the external ornaments of the arch, the finial interferes ...