Triforium sentence example

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  • The top of the narthex forms a wide gallery, communicating with the interior at the triforium level.

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  • The original triforium is transformed into a clerestory, the original clerestory being lost.

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  • In the interior the sculptured triforium (15th century), the spiral staircase in the transept and a Holy Sepulchre are of interest.

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  • The church, which rises high above the buildings clustering round it, consists of transepts and four bays of the nave of Romanesque architecture and of a fine choir (1450 - I 521) in the Flamboyant Gothic style with a triforium surmounted by lofty windows.

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  • The nave and choir have aisles, triforium and clerestory.

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  • The nave is of ornate Norman work, with a massive triforium, surmounted by a Perpendicular clerestory and a beautiful wooden roof.

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  • 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.

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  • The triforium was omitted.

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  • The windows are unornamented, and the nave has no triforium.

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  • The nave, in the Transitional and Decorated styles, with a rich midPointed triforium of broad round arches, has been restored, and used as the parish church since 1862.

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  • 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.

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  • Exquisite ornament is seen in the triforium arcade, and between some of the arches in the transept are figures, especially finely carved, though much mutilated, known as the censing angels.

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  • The choir stalls in the body of the church are modern, as is the organ, a fine instrument with an "echo" attachment, electrically connected, in the triforium of the south transept.

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  • The twelfth-century arcade and triforium support a later clerestory and great hammer-beam roof dating from the fifteenth century.

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  • The work is in the main very fine Norman, with triforium, ambulatory and apsidal eastern end.

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  • A triforium gallery was subsequently added into the presbytery to disguise the difference between the two.

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  • The triforium passage in the South transept is essentially matched to the nave clerestorey passage, however.

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