An edifice or area where the dead are interred.
A monument erected to the memory of a person buried in another place.
The temporary woodwork, or framing, whereon any vaulted work is constructed.
A well under a drain or pavement to receive the waste water and sediment.
The bevelled edge of anything originally right angled.
That part of a Gothic church in which the altar is placed.
A little chapel in ancient churches, with an endowment for one or more priests to say mass for the relief of souls out of purgatory.
A building for religious worship, erected separately from a church, and served by a chaplain.
A moulding carved into beads, olives, etc.
A straight, long, narrow building used by the Romans for the exhibition of public spectacles and chariot races. At the present day, a building enclosing an arena for the exhibition of feats of horsemanship.
The square space attached to a regular monastery or large church, having a peristyle or ambulatory around it, covered with a range of buildings.
A case of piling, water-tight, fixed in the bed of a river, for the purpose of excluding the water while any work, such as a wharf, wall, or the pier of a bridge, is carried up.
A horizontal beam framed between two principal rafters above the tie-beam.
A range of columns.
A vertical cylindrical support under the entablature of an order.
A long, narrow, walled passage underground, for secret communication between different apartments. A canal or pipe for the conveyance of water.
A building for preserving curious and rare exotic plants.
Consoles, - The same as ancones, which see.
The external lines which bound and terminate a figure.
A building for the reception of a society of religious persons.
Stones laid on the top of a wall to defend it from the weather.
Stones or timbers fixed in a wall to sustain the timbers of a floor or roof.
Any moulded projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed.
That part of a cornice which is between the crown-moulding and the bed-mouldings.
The horn of plenty.
An open gallery or communication to the different apartments of a house.
A concave moulding.
The short rafters which are spiked to the hip-rafter of a roof.
The same as ancones, which see.
The under or hidden part of a building.
An arched channel of masonry or brickwork, built beneath the bed of a canal for the purpose of conducting water under it. Any arched channel for water underground.
A small building on the top of a dome.
A step with a spiral end, usually the first of the flight.
The pendants of a pointed arch.
An ogee. There are two kinds; the cyma-recta, having the upper part concave and the lower convex, and the cyma-reversa, with the upper part convex and the lower concave.
The die, or part between the base and cornice of a pedestal.
An apartment or building for the preservation of milk, and the manufacture of it into butter, cheese, etc.
A piece of timber or stone stood vertically in brickwork, to support a superincumbent weight until the brickwork which is to carry it has set or become hard.
A building having ten columns in front.
(From the Latin, denies, teeth.) Small rectangular blocks used in the bed-mouldings of some of the orders.
An intercolumniation of three, or, as some say, four diameters.
That part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice; it is also called a dado.
A building having twelve columns in front.
A massive tower within ancient castles, to which the garrison might retreat in case of necessity.
A Scotch name given to wooden brick.
A building for keeping tame pigeons. A columbarium.
The Grecian ovolo.
A geometrical projection drawn on a plane at right angles to the horizon.
That part of an order which is supported by the columns; consisting of the architrave,frieze, and cornice.
An intercolumniation of two and a quarter diameters.
A building in which merchants and brokers meet to transact business.
The exterior curve of an arch.
The principal front of any building.
The pattern for marking the plank out of which hand-railing is to be cut for stairs, etc.
A flat member, like a band or broad fillet.
The mould applied to the convex, vertical surface of the rail-piece, in order to form the back and under surface of the rail, and finish the squaring.