Greater and Lesser Gorhic Roofs: A Study of the Crown-Post Roof and its Antecedents
Author: Warren, John
Source: Vernacular Architecture, Volume 23, 1992 , pp. 1-9(9)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:Previous investigations point to France as the original source of crown-post construction. Structural behaviour of vaults under Romanesque roofs reveals the logic of the central post. The Gothic roof of northern Europe is defined and its impact upon England is illustrated, leading to conclusions which reinforce earlier deductions.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1992-06-01