Glaignes
(Oise, France)
Saint-Marguérite
Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 2015
This is an experimental section where John James is attempting to identify the carvers though the use of common templates and/or a recognisable manners of carving. Such a large-scale analysis of all the capitals in these buildings has not been attempted before. As an ongoing enterprise that is still in its infancy, we seek your input. John believes this has the potential to increase our understanding of how they worked and to provide a more solid basis for dating than we have had.
Nave with roof that had access through opening in west face of arch over apse entry.
Apse and crossing with tower base, bec caps to doubleau, and vaults
Tower with arcades, round arches
North arm added with corbels
Nave arcade and west door and west wall between drums, clerestory for timber ceiling and west rose.
Nave aisle walls


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