Vault rib

Vault rib

An arch under the soffit of a vault, appearing to support it.
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vault rib

An arch under the soffit of a vault that seems to support it.
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The report adds: "Other works involve tests to prepare of a full strategy for repairing damage to the capitals and voussoirs of the vault ribs, and deep cavitation's in the stonework, removal of elements such as salts and candle wax where necessary and finally analyse paint finishes and determine the composition of plaster/rendered finishes."