A Manual of Gothic Moldings: With Directions for Copying by Frederick Apthorp Paley

By Frederick Apthorp Paley

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Still it is impossible to trace in pure Gothic buildings the least symptom of Italianizing either in composition or details. This is also the opinion of the authors of the " Analysis of Gothic Architecture," page 48. It is also true that the intercourse - THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OP FORMATION. were, a new added to the alphabet, why should letter 13 it not be attributed to invention, rather than sought for in the resem- may happen blance which an Italian molding However, the discussion of this question who have tion of work is to bear to it ?

39 Angular forms, consisting of chamfered ridges and inter- vening projections, of irregular character. The other forms chiefly consist of modifications of the roll- and- fillet, which are so capricious as almost to defy any attempt to assign them names and formations. distinct right, therefore, It will be out some of the most com- briefly to point monly occurring varieties, leaving a more particular investigation to the student's The is own exertions. roll-and-triple-fillet much used (PL. I. fig.

Figs. capitals which molding of sufficiently common archway at Trumpington), where the which carry the capitals are And PL. IV. in question are marked in outline. in occurrence (as in the belfry double-ogee. as 1, is the west doorway of Llandaff Cathedral, of pure Early English detail. PL. IV. is apparently the result of accident set together so as to may be form the constantly observed in the of Early English and Decorated piers, See also PL. II. 14 and 15. fig. 17. Early English arch-moldings are so easy to distinguish from all others, that it is not necessary either to say more in explanation of their peculiarities, or to give a great They of examples.

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