Architectural terms (16 pages found in this category)


Priest hole

Secret hiding places in the homes of prominent Catholics to hide priests from persecution.

Proscenium

Part of a theatre stage in front of the curtain.

Proscenium arch

Redirected to proscenium.

Quoin

Any external angle or corner of a structure.

Spandrel

Roughly triangular space above and on either side of an arch.

Timber roof truss

Structural framework of timbers designed to bridge the space above a room and to provide support for a roof.