An arcade is a succession of arches, each counter-thrusting the next, supported
by columns, ... In Gothic architecture, the arcade can be located in the interior, in
the lowest part of the wall of t...
Starting with Saint-Denis, this became a feature of Gothic cathedrals. .... Socles:
Architectural term referring to the lower panels of a portal, often located under ...
A glossary of terms for Gothic & Medieval architecture. ... Sometimes defined as
the central aisle only. newel - the supporting upright pillar around which winding
n a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout
Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical ...
The term is derived from the Medieval Latin: absis or apsis. ... A principal feature
of Gothic architecture, lending strength and solidity to what would otherwise be ...
May 20, 1997 ... An illustrated and cross-referenced dictionary of mainly architectural terms from
Jane Vadnal of the University of Pittsburgh.
In ancient Roman architecture, a large rectangular building used as a ... The term
is also used to describe the entire east end of a church beyond the crossing. ... a
French Gothic cathedral, with its apse, ambulatory, and radiating chapels.
of or relating to a style of writing that describes strange or frightening events that
take place in mysterious places. : of or relating to a style of architecture that was ...
In Gothic architecture, a flying buttress is a freestanding element connected by ...
Campanile, term only applied to a bell tower which is detached from a church.
Pictures illustrating the definition of 'Gothic' in the Illustrated Dictionary of British
Churches, History and Architecture. Part of the Britain Express Historic churches