Norman arch


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Norman arch

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(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.
There's a 12th century Norman arch which was discovered during the restoration of the chapel in 1860 and re-positioned to the south side of the "Nileometer" - a huge vase thought to be 2,000 years old which once stood on the banks of the River Nile.
New up-lighting shows the intricately carved Norman arch above the Great West door and a limed oak finish to all the furnishings helps draw people towards the desk.
From the thatched summer house is a view back in time to a 12th century Norman arch and a huge stone vase believed to be 2,000 years old which crowned a column once standing on the banks of the Nile.
The remains of a Norman arch and the Renaissance features of Sharrington's design show the architectural span of the castle's development.
An entrance porch with Norman arch and ledged and braced door leads into the living room, the original school room and now a pleasant entertaining room, with fitted log burner set on a tiled hearth, with timber surround and mantel, and windows to two sides.
The historic walled garden at Lord Leycester Hospital includes a Norman arch, nilometer and millennium knot garden behind medieval timber-framed buildings.
Trysull does have the reminders of the Normans - the church has a blocked Norman arch but it is the work of craftsmen of a much later date that is admired.