The Britannia Lexicon


QUADRIPARTITE VAULT :
bay divided by diagonal ribs from corner to corner crossing at the centre and dividing the vault into four.


QUATREFOIL :
four-leafed decoration in tracery.


QUEEN-POST :
two or more posts between the beam and the gable to support the principal rafters.


QUIRE :
alternative name for chancel (or choir).


QUOM :
dressed corner stone.




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