- semi-groove cut longitudinally on the outer edge of a plank to receive other timber
required to fit it.
- the timbers between the principals and intermediates lying on the purlins, they support
the boarding and outer roof.
- the Sussex equivalent of a "hundred".
- term covering various officials: baliffs, stewards, churchwardens, parish overseers,
the chiefmagistrate of a town or district, etc.
- fee paid by the heir of a deceased person on securing possession of a fief. Tradition
determines the amount demanded.
- RELIEVING ARCH
- arch built in wall to relieve thrust on another opening.
- carved or decorative screen behind altar.
- in tracery, a honeycomb or net pattern.
- eastern space behind high altar.
- face with a layer of stone, stone slabs, etc, for more strength. Some earth mottes
were revetted with stone.
- RIB VAULTING
- arched roof with ribs of raised moulding at the groins.
- the stone or timber placed at the apex of the gable either in a vault or a timber
- RING of an ARCH
- each right-angled moulding of an arch forms a ring of the arch, which may be plain
or moulded in sections.
- in England, usually termed 'Norman.'
- crucifix with attendant figures of Mary and John. The Rood beam was used to support
- uncut stone, or only roughly shaped stone, for walling.