Cornice return

Cornice return

The extension of a cornice in a new direction, particularly where the raked cornice of a gable end returns a short distance in a horizontal direction.

cornice return

cornice return
The continuation of a cornice in a different direction, as at the gable end of a house.
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Flanking the north facade center section, in-grade adjustable 35-W CMH spotlights graze the building and illuminate the cornice returns.