Spandrels sentence example
Angels heads were painted in spandrels above the nave clerestory windows.
A triple wooden arcade is set below it consisting of wide two-centred arches on either side of a narrower arch with carved spandrels.
The nave has a low-pitched roof with arched braces having pierced spandrels and resting on large angel corbels.
Any dome supported by circular arches, as is the dome of St. Mark's, must have spandrels for structural reasons.
The foliate spandrels of the cusping to the central arch is another step away from Cistercian austerity.Advertisement
The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker's signature.
Each of our solid brass dials has a hand-engraved center and has engraved or cast brass corner spandrels.
John Blatchly has pointed out that the dragon imagery in the roof spandrels suggests a probable dedication of St Margaret of Antioch.
The 7ins x 8ins elongated brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring and winged cherub spandrels.
The 12ins square dial is mounted with turban head and foliage spandrels, a silvered chapter ring, seconds ring and calendar aperture.Advertisement
The spandrels of the arcade have some amusing beasts.
It is relatively modest, but has detached columns and a big segmental pediment and the spandrels of the doorway in open-work.
Square-headed east window of Victorian stone has three trefoiled lights under round heads, and the spandrels filled with smaller lights; simple hoodmould.
Any dome supported by circular arches, as is the dome of St. Mark 's, must have spandrels for structural reasons.
The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker 's signature.Advertisement