Norman arch


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Norman arch

n
(Architecture) chiefly Brit a semicircular arch, esp one in the Romanesque style of architecture developed by the Normans in England. Also called: Roman arch
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His legacy is all around, not least in the old Norman arch from the former church, which the rector turned into a lychgate.
The church contains rare stone chevron carvings on the head of a Norman arch between chancel and nave, along with the large stone font.
I have worked on a 12th century Norman arch that, at 900 years old, was so precious.