How to use Clerestory in a sentence
The Pointed arches rest upon pillars, possibly Norman, and above them, below the Decorated clerestory windows, is a series of semicircular arches with flamboyant tracery, a remarkable feature.
The abbey church of St Mary the Virgin is a stately cruciform building with central tower, the nave and choir having aisles and clerestory.
In the restoration of 1866 some early mural painting was discovered, and a transition Norman clerestory was discovered, remaining above the later nave.
The church of St Mary is fine Early English with Perpendicular clerestory.
It is mainly Early English, and a fine example of the style; but some of the windows including the nave clerestory, and the beautiful carved wooden roof, are Perpendicular.Advertisement
The nave and choir have aisles, triforium and clerestory.
The nave is of ornate Norman work, with a massive triforium, surmounted by a Perpendicular clerestory and a beautiful wooden roof.
There is no triforium, but a high clerestory with wide two-light windows, with simple tracery like those in the nave-aisles and throughout the church, which give sufficient (if anything too much) light.
The nave is transitional Norman, with a Decorated superstructure including the clerestory.
The nave, on each side, has nine pointed arches in the basement storey, nine round arches in the triforium, and thirty-six pointed arches in the clerestory, through which an arcade is carried on both sides.Advertisement
The large church of St Mary, at the top of the steep High Street, has fine clerestory windows, clustered columns and an elaborate carvedoak ceiling of the 15th century; it contains several interesting monuments of the 17th and 18th centuries, some of which commemorate'members of the family of Philipps of Picton Castle.
The actual introduction of the pointed arch took place at a much earlier date, as in the nave arcade of the Cistercian Abbey of Buildwas (1140), though the clerestory window above has semicircular arches.
All is vaulted in stone and the nave is tall enough to have had a clerestory, but there is blank wall here instead.
In the fifteenth century the walls of the nave were raised to form a clerestory and the nave covered with a new low-pitched roof.
Even more unusual, the stubby tower hugs a later raised clerestory, quite out of keeping with each other.Advertisement
They show the clerestory (above) and aisle elevations in Bay 4. The different colors indicate the different stone types represented.
The first impression is of the great swathe of 14th century aisle, with a pretty clerestory peeping above it.
The wealth of those days built the church, particularly the fine 15th century clerestory and aisles.
The church is a large building comprising a five bay nave with aisles, a tall polygonal apse, and an exceptionally tall clerestory.
Above them towers the perpendicular clerestory, its windows picked out in brick.Advertisement
The church is perpendicular, the windows mostly modern and poor, and those of the north clerestory have carpenters ' frames.
The twelfth-century arcade and triforium support a later clerestory and great hammer-beam roof dating from the fifteenth century.
Angels heads were painted in spandrels above the nave clerestory windows.
None of the weight goes to the walls, as can be seen from the glass clerestory.
The clerestory has single lancets except at the eastern ends where there are large quatrefoils.Advertisement
The clerestory continues as in the main transepts, i.e. with shaft rings.
It was an oblong edifice divided by columns into a central hall and a corridor running round all the four sides with a tribunal opposite the main entrance; and, unlike the usual basilicae, it had, instead of a clerestory, openings in the walls of the corridor through which light was admitted, it being almost as lofty as the nave.
Over the south transept aisle, which was the chapel of St Bridget, is the clerestory passage, which ran all round the church.
Designed in the geometrical Gothic style, it has paired clerestory windows with tracery.
The original triforium is transformed into a clerestory, the original clerestory being lost.Advertisement