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A blind arcade is  a succession of arches used to enliven a wall.

 

Blind tracery mimics window tracery but forms part of the decoration of a wall.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Blind arcade & blind tracery

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Cathedral exterior, south-east transept

Cathedral  exterior, north wall of sanctuary

Cathedral – Christchurch gate

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