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, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Wednesday 26th February 2020

Early English Tracery

archGlossary Term [1] in the later C12 encouraged a new and more flexible approach to window design. LancetGlossary Term [2] windows could be used separately if the space was tight, or grouped together in a single composition, with windows either of identical height, or graduated to fill a gableGlossary Term [3] wall.

archGlossary Term [4] was also used to transform the RomanesqueGlossary Term [5] tradition of decorative arcading, as demonstrated at West Walton, Norfolk.

Last updated: Saturday, 25th April 2009