tetrastyle


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tetrastyle

(ˈtɛtrəˌstaɪl)
n
(Architecture) an architectural feature consisting of four columns supporting a stone canopy at the front of a building
adj
(Architecture) having four columns
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The most plausible such origin would be the ornamental program of the palace or of the main tetrastyle hall.
The large building called the North, or St Martin's (or Paddy's) Market, in the heavy Doric style, presents a bold but tottering tetrastyle portico in Bevington Hill and had a similar style front in Scotland Road before that thoroughfare was widened about 25 years ago.