S nave doorway, W impost

Image of the feature "III. Exterior Features: 1. Doorways: S nave doorway" at Ibstone.

by Ron Baxter.

Round headed, single order with tympanum protected by a late 19thc porch. The jambs are plain with chamfered impost blocks decorated on the face and on the chamfer with single rows of chip-carved saltires in squares.  The imposts carry a lintel carved with three rows of billet moulding, and this supports a plain recessed tympanum surrounded by an arch of plain voussoirs.

Dimensions

Height of lintel 0.18m
Height of opening 2.24m
Height of tympanum and lintel 0.74m
Length of lintel 1.41m
Thickness of lintel 0.145m
Width of opening 1.01m