architecture, a method of vaulting used in the Perpendicular
See also:style, of which the earliest example is found in the cloisters of
See also:cathedral, built towards the close of the 14th century . The ribs are all of one
See also:curve and equidistant, and their divergency, resembling that of an open
See also:fan, has suggested the name . One of the finest examples, though of later date (1640), is the vault over the
See also:staircase of Christ
See also:Oxford . For the origin of its development see VAULT .
FAN (Lat. vannus; Fr. eventail)
FANCY (a shortened form, dating from the 15th centu...
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