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Identifier: architecturalmag02lond
Title: The Architectural magazine
Year: 1834 (1830s)
Subjects: Architecture
Publisher: London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
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n enrichment. Thiswas a very common manner of decorating the angles of build-ings, and some of the ornaments are of very elegant design. Thewalls are strengthened with buttresses; the entrance doors arerichly carved, and are enclostxl in a segmental pointed-archeddoorwayj highly decorated. The side walls have windowsglazed with stained glass; the groining of the roof springs fromcolumns in the angles, and at tiie junction of the ribs are bosses.The whole is constructed of stone, and the outside of the roof iscovered with ornamental tiles of a grey colour, or with lead.The porch is square on the plan. Fig. 155. is a design for achimney shaft, in the character of the thirteenth century.Fig. 156. is another of a richer design. Fig. 157. is a chimneyshaft something resembling one at Chepstow Castle, which isdelineated in Carters Ayicient Architecture. This is a singularand very rare specimen of a chimney top of so early a period;which, from the plate in Carters work, has the appearance of

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^W^ lyiie/li/igRooms of a House:—the Dinitii^-Room. 27.5 being of the tliivteenlh century, though no date is assigned to it.Fig. 158. is a bell turret, or gable. This kind of finish to agable is generally very picturesque; and in many small churchesin by villages it is to be seen. In some cases there are twoarches under two gablets, as is the case in Faxton church,Northamptonshire. Fig. 133. is the interior of the end of thedining-room, showing the fireplace under the recessed windows.Fig. 132. is the interior of part of the drawingroom, lookingthrono;h the breakfast-room. Of the furniture of this period there are but few examplesremaining; but what there are will give us a good idea of itsgeneral character. The only specimens that I can now recollectare, the table in the chapter house of Salisbury Cathedral, andthe lantern in the crypt of the bishops palace. Wells, which wasformerly in the crypt of the cathedral. These are beautifull}delineated in Shaws SjJecimens of Ancient Furnit

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