Image of the feature "III. Exterior Features: 1. Doorways: N nave doorway" at Dunfermline Abbey.
by James King.
Set within salient (now partly obscured by mid-fifteenth century porch), the superstructure of which is weathered back below aisle cornice. Upper part of salient decorated with blind arcade of seven unmoulded arches carried on en-delit shafts with eroded cushion capitals.
2nd, 3rd and 4th orders.
In jambs en-delit nook shafts of alternating circular and octagonal section, one on each side modern replacement.
Bases eroded and partly obscured by the raised pavement.
|Height of capitals||0.33m|
|Width between inner jambs||1.52m|