Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Archivolt Definition

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Archivolt

Concentric bands of moulding on a classical arch. These are often most profuse on Romanesque churches, or on later large church doorways.

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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



22 September, 1761

George III crowned with Queen Charlotte

The couple had only married 2 weeks previously at St James's Palace

This king erected memorials to mark places where his beloved wife's body rested on her final journey to burial in London



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