In Gothic architecture it is customary to finish the gable apices of buildings with some form of ornamentation. These may take the form of simple fleur-de-lis, or may be further elaborated in the form of pinnacles ornamented with crockets of foliated design (see Fig. 171).

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Fig. 171.

An example of a pinnacle is also given in the elevation of the tower to Tooting Wesleyan Church (Fig. 150).