Do you know your potatoes when it comes to Gothic architecture?
The Post Quiz: Flying Buttresses and Other Mysteries
Have you ever thought you might want to live in a Gothic castle? Have you considered remodeling the old manse in Early Dracula? Yes? Then you’ll want to know these handy terms.
Number the terms to match the illustrations.
From: T Roger Smith, Architecture: Gothic and Renaissance, London, 1880.
- Early English capital
- Early English shaft
- Flying buttress
- Diaper in spandrel
- Decorated crockett
- Battlemented parapet
- Depressed Tudor arch
- Late Perpendicular window head
- Lancet arch
Easy, right? When you're finished, you can paint the kitchen.
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