Image of the feature "Nave: N arcade" at Chester.
by Ron Baxter.
Four bays, round headed. The arcade is carried on cylindrical piers with attic bases and capitals and imposts that are circular in plan. Neckings are chamfered and imposts quirked hollow chamfered. The arches have three unmoulded orders to each face.
E respond capital: The respond is a coursed half-column, the capital of multi-scallop form with conical wedges between the scallops.
Pier 1 capital: Multi-scallop with double wedges between the scallops.
Pier 2 capital: Multiple flat leaves, each leaf-tip curving forward and containing a ball-volute; the leaf profiles defined by a double groove.
Pier 3 capital: As E respond capital.
Pier 4 capital: As E respond capital.