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Lancashire churches - Architecture technical terms
Category: Architecture and Buildings > Architecture (churches)
Date & country: 20/11/2007, UK
Words: 104


Tuscan order
a version of the Doric order with unfluted column and plain frieze

vesica piscis
a vertical pointed oval shape

voussoirs
the wedge-shaped stones that form the curve of an arch

waterleaf
a flowing, gently curving leaf-form characteristic of C12 capitals