West Front

Some articles on west front, front, west:

St Cyprian's Church, Hay Mills - West Front
... By ascending to the galley the stained glass of the West front can be viewed near at hand ... The top circular window shows a dove symbol of the Holy Spirit which came to the disciples at Pentecost ...
St. Patrick's Church, Patrington - History
... The west front is made into three divisions by buttresses, those at the angles being double, and all finished with square pinnacles, ending in pyramidal caps, with crockets and finials ... This front rises to an apex, and on it is a foliated cross ... In each of the front aisles is a pointed window of two lights, and in the sweep of the arch three trefoils conjoined ...
St John's Cathedral (Brisbane) - History of Construction
... The west front had towers close to the end of the nave ... The upper part of the west wall was supported by a relieving arch, which continued the line of the interior cross arches ... to the nave and demolition and removal of the temporary west wall ...
Basilica Church - Architecture - Architectural Forms Common To Many Cathedrals and Great Churches - Façade
... The façade or "west front" is the most ornate part of the exterior with the processional doors, often three in number, and often richly decorated with sculpture, marble or stone tracery ... Notre Dame de Paris, has a Gothic west front in which verticals and horizontals are balanced ... The Spanish Baroque west front of the Romanesque Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela The Gothic west front of Cologne Cathedral was not completed until the 19th century ...

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