Vault, Sexpartite

Vault, Sexpartite
♦ Ribbed vault of six compartments.
(Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415)

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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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

  • Sexpartite Vault — See: Vault, Sexpartite …   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, Barrel — ♦ Continuous arched vault, semi circular, segmental or segmental pointed, plain or with transverse ribs. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) Related terms: Barrel Vault, Vault, Quadripartite, Vault, Sexpartite, Vault, Fan, Vault,… …   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

  • Sexpartite — ♦ Consisting of six parts. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 414) Related terms: Vault, Sexpartite, Vaulting …   Medieval glossary

  • Sexpartite vault — Sexpartite vault, in architecture, is a rib vault divided into six bays by two diagonal ribs and three transerse ribs. [cite book first=Francis D.K. last= Ching year= 1995 title= A Visual Dictionary of Architecture edition= publisher=John Wiley… …   Wikipedia

  • Vault (architecture) — A Vault (French. voute, Italian. volta, German. Gewölbe, Polish. sklepienie , Spanish. bóveda ) is an architectural term for an arched form used to provide a space with a ceiling or roof. url=http://concise.britannica.com/ebc/article… …   Wikipedia

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