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wagon-roof

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(also wagon-vault)

Definition of wagon-roof in English:

noun

Another term for barrel vault.
Example sentences
  • Transepts have been added down the years, but not for a very long time and, if you are into wagon-roofs, Mortehoe's long open-timbered example will warm the cockles of your heart.
  • Marked style changes left only a few traces of Gothic - timbered rooms, wagon-vaults and portals.
  • The Church has one of the finest wagon-roofs in the West Country, dating from the 15th century and is richly carved with bosses, corbels and figures.

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