Gothic Arki Part 1

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Gothic Arki Part 1

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  • 1. 
    The crowning ornament of a pinnacle spire or roof
  • 2. 
    An elongated triangular form, narrowing towards the top and extending to the air.
  • 3. 
    A tapering triangular structure often set atop a tower in a church or other medievalized buildings
  • 4. 
    A carved or moulded grotesque figure protuding from the top of a wall designed to carry out water
  • 5. 
    The Sphere-shaped crowning ornament of a pinnacle
  • 6. 
    The usually triangular part of the wall enclosing the sloping faces of a pitched roof
  • 7. 
    Ornamental stonework set within the aperture of a window
  • 8. 
    Part of the tower where the bells are hung
  • 9. 
    A narrow, tall structure, here projecting from the crossing or west end of the church
  • 10. 
    The roughly triangular space created between the outer side of an arch's curve.
  • 11. 
    Circular window delineated with often highly complex tracery that gives it the appearance of a multipetalled rose
  • 12. 
    A masonry structure providing support to a wall
  • 13. 
    A large entranceway composed of three openings typically found at the west end of medieval cathedrals
  • 14. 
    A small dormer window set into a spire often louvred
  • 15. 
    A series of arched recesses in a wall designed to hold statues or simply provide surface variegation
  • 16. 
    A bracket projecting from a wall to support a structure alone
  • 17. 
    A low protective wall running along the edge of the roof
  • 18. 
    A column composed of several shafts
  • 19. 
    A small gable used to top a buttress
  • 20. 
    A widnow shape formed by tracery using eight foils
  • 21. 
    A window piercing the upper storey of the nave, transepts and looking over the aisle roof
  • 22. 
    A statue set in an arched recess in a wall surface
  • 23. 
    A tracery formed from series of continuously curving bars
  • 24. 
    A window giving light to a crypt
  • 25. 
    An exterior set of steps leading to a grand entranceway or portal
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