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32 SECTION IV. EAKLY MOLDINGS IN GENEKAL. Having thus far explained general the methods of drawing moldings in section, the theory formations of moldings must now first and the principles of considered be the more fully. The first and rudest attempts at molding which are found in rough and coarsely chiselled members, this country, are the generally semi-cylindrical, such as occur in the chancel-arch at Wittering, Northamptonshire, Ante-Norman PL. III. fig. 10, the balustre shafts in the tower of St.

Othei> being subordinate to the vertical principle. Gothic architecture revelled in the use of moldings, not only what are usually called ornamental moldings, such as the dog- tooth, the ball-flower, of light &c, but also the plain and shadow ; though they are in continuous lines effect identical, since MANUAL OF GOTHIC MOLDINGS. f every edge, first more process. vertical or horizontal, every less band, arch, and jamb, whether of wood string, groin-rib, roof, label, Of course or stone, internal or external, was generally molded.

The afforded exactly the when put its sur- templet, being applied to every stone to be worked, same shape for each, so that the pieces, together, coincided with perfect accuracy. Deeply recessed archways consist of several courses of molded EAELY MOLDINGS IN GENERAL. stones, each order-, construction, to the back of by the stone next joint being overlapped When it. own independent or sub-arch, having its and each 35 the moldings are meagre, the arch In taking a generally consists of a single row of voussoirs.

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