Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Triforium Definition

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  

Attraction search
in



English Heritage

English Heritage membership

English Heritage membership

Free entry to English Heritage properties throughout England, plus discounted admission to Historic Scotand and Cadw properties in Scotland and Wales

Membership details

About English Heritage


HISTORY CORNER
Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?



18 November, 1267

Statue of Marlborough

The treaty confirms the Provisions of Westminster and imposes a legal obligation to observe the Magna Carta

This king of England died in exile in France in 1701



Passionate about British Heritage!