Romanesque style


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Romanesque style

Romanesque style
An architectural style emerging in Western Europe primarily in the 11th century and lasting until the advent of Gothic architecture in the 12th century; based on Roman and Byzantine elements; found especially in churches and castles; usually characterized by round arches and by massive articulated walls, barrel vaults, groined vaults, ribbed vaults; semicircular arches; served as the basis for the Richardson Romanesque style and occasionally used as a synonym for it.
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The bestknown Romanesque style associated with San Millan, the miniatures that completed the Beatus of San Millan (34)and the Missal of San Millan (fig.
The tower was designed in 1532 in a Romanesque style by Rossi and Paleari, artists from Morcote.
In a competition, the architectural firm of George Lewis Heins and Christopher Grant La Farge had won the award with plans for a structure in the Romanesque style. It was to be 601 ft.
Cross Market Street to the old San Jose post office, built in 1892 in robust Richardsonian Romanesque style. An unusual three-faced clock is set into its sandstone tower, which lost an original spire in the 1906 earthquake.
The church was built in the Romanesque style, with red bricks and two towers.
Most of the structures have been torn down, leaving only the five sandstone buildings Francis Clergue built as part of the original mill development in the early 1900s, which are noteworthy fOr their Richardsonian Romanesque style, characterized by round arches, semi-circular arches on windows and belt courses.
Built in the Romanesque style, the former jailhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Mississippi Landmark building.
It was but a short step, via the Imperial chapel at Aachen, to the Romanesque style, a blend of Classical, Byzantine, Muslim (in Spain) and Saxon (in the North), stressing the Victory of Christ (Pantokrator) moved into the eastern apse, the Cathedra moved to the side, and the focus was the Shrine even during the Liturgy.
The large, seven-story, U-shaped structure with an arched main entryway is suggestive of the North Italian Romanesque style. Today it is well preserved as the Eugene Hotel Retirement Community.
The Romanesque style of building developed in Europe during the 11th and 12th centuries.
Sited in the centre of the prison and consecrated in 1894, this large structure was built not of brick but of smart Portland stone in a French Romanesque style which looks as if it was taken straight from the engravings in Viollet-le-Duc's Dictionnaire.
It was for his own Congregationalist faith (absorbed into the United Reformed Church), though its Norman/ Romanesque style is more in keeping with the Catholic tradition.