Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Archivolt Definition

History and Architecture

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  

Attraction search
in



National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotland properties.

Membership details

About the National Trust


HISTORY CORNER
Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



This Benedictine monk and scholar succeeded Lanfranc as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1093



10 April, 1710

Copyright becomes law in UK

The first copyright law was established in the 1709 Act for the Encouragement of Learning

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



Passionate about British Heritage!