Wren Style Mouldings


Late 17th and Early 18th Centuries

The acclaimed English architect Sir Christopher Wren (1660-1720) designed the famous St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, and was responsible for rebuilding 51 other churches.  Wren was known for his creation of bolection mouldings, which jut past the stiles upon which they are placed. Wren’s mouldings used the ovolo, ogee and fillets.

See the individual mouldings and specifications for further information.  See the Wren style mouldings: casing, base, chair rail, or crown.

Product Example

  • AB97
  • Edge bead
  • This can used as the lower-most element of a pedimented head casing.


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