segmental pediment

segmental pediment

A pediment above a door or window that takes the form of an arc of a circle.
See also: Pediment

segmental pediment

segmental pediment
A pediment whose upper bounding surface has the shape of an arc of a circle having a large radius of curvature.
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A large blank facade surmounted with a segmental pediment reflecting the shape of the gallery behind is relieved by a large mosaic frieze by the artist Robert Anning Bell.