groin vault

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groin vault

n.
A vault formed by the intersection of two or more barrel vaults. Also called cross vault.
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Whether its hand-chiseled hammered stone facades, 60' brick stacked chimneys, 'fleur de lis' adorned rooflines, circular marble staircases, Venetian Groin-Vault ceilings, Corinthian, Roman, Ionic capitals or the subtly of how moldings turn corners and terminate.