Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Triforium

A galleried arcade at second floor level, above the nave arcade and below the clerestory level, extending around the interior of a church. Sometimes called blind-storey, triforium used blind-arcading, without windows, which were impossible as the triforium was level with the aisle roof.

Related: Arcade   Clerestory   Aisle   Nave  

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