Vaulting shaft

Vaulting shaft

A colonnette in a membered pier that appears to support a rib in a vault.
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vaulting shaft

vaulting shaft
A colonette in a membered pier that appears to support a rib in a vault.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The vaulting shafts and window jambs spring from a consistent level at the height of the stalls and clearly the blank wall below must have been intended for tapestry hangings if not for panelling.