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Tower arch

Image of the feature "IV. Interior Features: 1. Arches: b. Tower/Transept arches: W tower arch" at Figheldean.

by Allan Brodie.

The arch of the W tower is a double order arch with shafts with trumpet scallop capitals. The jambs employ alternating courses of greensand and limestone. The capitals are trumpet scallops. The abaci have been repaired and replaced in the 19th or 20thc.

Dimensions

Height of abaci 0.15m
Height of capitals 0.18m
Height of nacking 0.03m
Height of opening 2.52m
Width of opening 1.47m