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In must be regarded as fundamental canons facts 23 in the arrange- ment of moldings. There are three planes in which moldings lie will be found to one parallel with the outer wall, which we shall designate ; the wall-plane soffit, ; one at right angles to which may be called the or parallel with the it, soffit-plane ; and the third, the plane formed by chamfering an edge, which was generally (not invariably) done at chamfer-plane. b the an angle of about In PL. II. fig. 10, soffit-plane, c the wall-plane.

40 both from Lincoln Minster ; the latter also illustrates the fillet as Fig. 11 is the chancel doorway it were depressed into the at Ludborough, Lincolnshire, which shows some other roll. varieties; in fact, the combination of the roll-and-fillet having been once suggested, they seem to have been utmost PL. Fig. 15 is a groin-rib from Furness Abbey. licence. 4 and III. figs. Abbey ; 5 and 6 Robertsbridge groin-ribs from are are fragments from Tintern and St. Mary's from Histon, near Cambridge.

IV. at figs. Norman work ; fig. 2, some or and the sub- rolls, arch cut away into a broad semi-cylindrical rib, as in represents, a ; which fig. 4, Barholme, Lincolnshire, 7 and 8, are groin-ribs of the one from Glastonbury, the other from Peterborough, early Norman : both satisfactorily exhibiting the formation of the roll- ; molding or bowtell. The deep rounded hollow (as contrasted with the mere notch), by which the contrast of light and shade was obtained, was an after-thought, which was not developed period, when it was carried to till the Early English an extravagant excess, so that roll-moldiDgs were extensively undercut or attached only by a small neck of stone detached arches or ; thus bearing the effect of a series of ribs, rising in succession above and behind each other, each independent and unconnected, the eye being unable to penetrate to the depth of the dark hollow.

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