A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture Volume 2, PT. 1

A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...one from Headington exhibits a moulding which seems to be peculiar to this style. This is what may be called a sunk chancer, and consists of a chamfer with a small square cut on its upper and lower edge, and thus by the light and shade produced adding greater distinctness to the outline. East window, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, c. 1300 Door, N. aisle, Great Haseley, 1350. Thorpe Malsor, Northamptonshire Door, Kiddington, Oxfordshire, 1350. Window, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, 1350. Window, Little Wenham hall, Suffolk, 1300 The whole of these examples exhibit different varieties of the scroll moulding in their hood-moulds, and the first one from Haseley shews also the inner arch of the window, or as it is sometimes called, rear arch, or iscoinson arch. MOULDINGS Aid ORNAMENTS. The following examples from S. Stephen's chapel are introduced here, as being particularly good, and somewhat different from any given in the Plates. The work is indebted to Mr. Mackenzie for these four sections of mouldings. Broughton church, Oxon, (two examples) Middleton Cheney, Oxon.... Chacombe, Northamptonshire.... Swelled cliamfer..... A section of the arches of the nave, (c. 1300, ) presbytery, (c. 1370, ) and choir, (c. 1390, ) of York, is introduced here on account of the characteristic form of the mouldings, which consist chiefly of filleted rounds and small hollows. (Willis's Arch. Hist of York Cathedral, p. 23.) Ornamented. Decorated. Hawton, Notts, c. 1300. The chancel from which this is taken is of early Decorated or geo-metrical character, and contains some of the richest and most beautiful work of that period which we possess, and of which the finia!, Plate 85, is a specimen. West door, York cathedral, c. 1350 This is from the...show more

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