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04/23/2014

Transverse arch: see T
Tunnel vault - see Barrel vault
Vaulting shaft - The vertical member leading to the springer of a vault.


transverse arch: an arch at right angles to the main body of a building.
travertine: an Italian cream-coloured limestone, which can be polished with good effect.
trefoil: having three foils or cusps.

Transverse rib
a rib in a vault that crosses the nave or aisle at right angles to the axis of the building.
Travertine ...

Transverse Vaulting:
The use of ribs or arches set at right angles from the corners of a structure.
Trestle Table: ...

Transverse arch
- the arch which separates one bay of a vault from another, often decorated.

Transverse barrel vaults of side aisle.
Ste. Madeleine Vézelay: This Burgundian monastery was believed to possess the relics of Mary Magdalene. Consquently, this abbey became an important destination for pilgrims.

transverse arch: Supporting arch which runs across the vault from side to side, dividing the bays. it usually projects down from the surface of the vault transverse arch: The arch which runs across the vault to separate the bays.

A transverse, wall-bearing arch that divides a vault or a ceiling into compartments, providing a kind of firebreak.

the transverse arch, the major supporting arch running across the vault from side to side, dividing the bays. In most cases the masonry of a transverse arch projects below the surface of the vault; ...

Horizontal transverse roof-timber connecting a pair of rafters or cruck blades, set between the apex and the wall-plate.Collar purlin ...

1. The transverse part of a cruciform church, crossing the nave at right angles.
2. Either of the two lateral arms of such a part.
[New Latin trnsptum : Latin trns-, trans- + Latin saeptum, partition; see septum.] ...

Narthex
The transverse entrance hall of a church.
Nave
In a Roman basilica, the central aisle. In a church, the main section extending from the entrance to the crossing.

Transept. Transverse nave in a cruciform church, crossing the main nave at the level of the presbytery.
Trefoil. Three-lobed opening or arch.

the horizontal transverse beam in a roof, tying together the feet of pairs of rafters to counteract thrust.
Transom
an intermediate horizontal bar of stone or wood across a window-opening. The horizontal member of a door-frame beneath a fanlight.

Transept - Transverse arms of a cruciform plan church, usually dividing the nave from the chancel.
Transitional - The period around the 1890s between Victorian and Edwardian architecture and incorporating elements from each period.

TRANSEPT The transverse arm of a cruciform church. The nave and the transepts intersect at the crossing.
TRIGLYPH A rectangular block between metopes in a Doric frieze usually ornamented by vertical grooves.
VERGEBOARD See bargeboard.

TRANSEPT
The transverse part of a church with a cruciform or cross-shaped floor plan.
TRANSOM
A horizontal crossbar in a window, over a door, or between a door and a window above it.

Other types of ribs: lierne, ridge, tierceron, transverse Diaper: A pattern formed by small, repeated geometrical motifs set adjacent to one another, used to decorate stone surfaces in architecture and as a background to illuminations in manuscripts, ...

BAY: a transverse division of part of a building, having a width of one arch, unit of a vault, or window.

The date is not recorded; no early examples remain in Lombardy, but in Normandy we find, about 1050, churches which possess aisles covered by square, groined vaults, with the transverse arches showing.

transept In churches and cathedrals with a cross-shaped floor plan, the transverse, usually shorter, arm of the church. The transept is usually located between the nave and the chancel and usually lies north to south.

A typical house is entered through a single gateway leading into a long transverse room; ...

Late in the Romanesque period another solution came into use for regulating the height of diagonal and transverse ribs.

A transverse arch across the nave of a church partitioning the roof into sections. Image courtesy of Gretchen Ranger
Dipteral
Referring to a temple surrounded by a double range of columns. Image courtesy of Gayle Goudy Kochanski ...

(Literally -a cross enclosure.) Transverse portion of a cross shaped church building.
Tympanum.
The space between the lintel and archway over a doorway or opening. Very often elaborately carved, especially in early churches.

Transept: Any major transverse part of the church, usually crossing the nave and at right angles with the entrance of the choir (fig.1). The transept may be divided into areas of different height.

in a Gothic cathedral the transverse arches and adjacent piers of the arcade divide the building into bays, the design of which is an architectural unit repeated in each bay.
Illustration from St. Louis' RC ...

A structure forming the transverse part of a cruciform church, crosses the nave at right angles.
Transom
Horizontal mullion or crossbar.

A Beam is a structural member transversely supporting a load.
Blocking
Blocking is a wooden block or other device used as a support.

Early in the 12th century, masons developed the ribbed vault, which consists of thin arches of stone, running diagonally, transversely, and longitudinally.

See also: See also: Architecture, Vault, Arches, Gothic, Roman

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