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And not content with this exuberance in the external ornaments of the arch, the finial interferes with its traceries.
He leads us up to the finial of one of the stalls, which is carved in the figure of a monk.
Each pillar is surmounted by a pinnacle, and behind each canopy rises a crocketed gable, again crowned by a huge finial.
Over each seat is an ogee canopy, cinquefoil, crocketed, and surmounted by a huge finial.
On each of its faces is an entrance through a pointed arch, ornamented with crockets and a finial.
Over the east door of the cloister is a Piet in the tympanum, whilst the finial of the canopy is a crucifix.
The lid is a high cone surmounted by a small vase-shaped finial, and is hinged to the upper socket of the handle.
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In 1843, seven feet were added to its elevation, with the present finial which formed a consistent termination to the crockets.
It terminates in a handsome finial, and is the loftiest in England except that of Salisbury.
The finial, excluding its pyramidal base, should have the dimensions of the capital of a column.

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION