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A small table may be used on its own to display a small collection of pieces. A number of designs are shown here for inspiration.
The outward force exerted by an arch or a vault that must be counterbalanced by buttresses.
See also: Studding.
Branching, ornamental stonework, generally in a window, where it supports the glass; particularly characteristic of Gothic architecture.
The part of a cruciform church with an axis that crosses the main axis at right angles.
Originally "transom" was used to denote a horizontal crossbar in a window. It later came to mean a window positioned above such a crossbar. Today the term is most commonly used for a shallow, rectangular window sash (fixed, or hinged at top or bottom) located immediately above a door.
A triple-hung window is constructed and operates like a double-hung window (which see), but is taller by virtue of having three sashes, one above the other, instead of two. Triple-hung windows are frequently seen on the ground floor of Greek Revival houses.
A pillar in the center of a Romanesque or Gothic portal.
A small, often ornamental tower projecting from a building, usually at a corner.