Dwarf Gallery

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Speyer Cathedral - History and Architecture - Middle Ages
... In the course of these modifications the cathedral was equipped with an external dwarf gallery, an arcaded gallery recessed into the thickness of the walls, and which is a ... At the east end of Speyer Cathedral the dwarf gallery and the blind arcades were composed into "one of the most memorable pieces of Romanesque design" ... The dwarf gallery encircles the top of the apse, underlining its rounded form, and runs all around the structure below the roofline ...

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