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.

Related: Arch   Romanesque  




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Name the mystery historic attraction
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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



16 September, 1399

Owain Glyndwr attacks Lord Grey of Ruthin

Glyndwr's private feud escalates into a full-scale Welsh revolt, and Glyndwr becomes a symbol of Welsh nationalism

A king that was simultaneously the VIth and the Ist monarch of his name



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