Vault, Barrel

Vault, Barrel
♦ Continuous arched vault, semi-circular, segmental or segmental-pointed, plain or with transverse ribs.
(Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415)

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  • Vault, Literne — ♦ Vault with short intermediate ribs not rising from the springing. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Literne Vault, Vault, Barrel, Vault, Groined, Vault, Fan, Vaulting, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Quadripartite — ♦ Vault of four compartments divided by ribs. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Quadripartite, Quadripartite Vault, Vaulting, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Literne, Vault, Groined, Vault, Barrel …   Medieval glossary

  • Barrel vault — Nave of Lisbon Cathedral with a barrel vaulted soffit. Note the absence of clerestory windows, all of the light being provided by the Rose window at one end of the vault …   Wikipedia

  • Barrel Vault — See: Vault, Barrel continous vault of semicircular cross section; also called tunnel vault …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Fan — 1) Vault with numerous ribs sprining in equal curves, to give fan like effect; 15th and 16th centuries. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) 2) A vault in which ribs of the same length and curvature spring from the same point,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Sexpartite — ♦ Ribbed vault of six compartments. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Sexpartite, Sexpartite Vault, Vaulting, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Literne, Vault, Groined, Vault, Barrel, Vault, Fan …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Groined — ♦ Cross vaulting, formed by intersection of simple vaulting surfaces. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Groin, Groined Vault, Vault, Barrel, Vaulting, Vault, Ribbed, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Vault, Ribbed — ♦ Framework of arched ribs supporting vaulting cells covering the spaces between them. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Ribbed Vault, Vault, Barrel, Vault, Fan, Vault, Groined, Vault, Literne, Vault, Quadripartite …   Medieval glossary

  • barrel vault — noun Date: 1842 a semicylindrical vault • barrel vaulted adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Barrel vault — Vault Vault (v[add]lt; see Note, below), n. [OE. voute, OF. voute, volte, F. vo[^u]te, LL. volta, for voluta, volutio, fr. L. volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Vault} a leap, {Volt} a turn, {Volute}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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