CANTERBURY HISTORICAL 

& ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (CHAS)

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Description

 

A capital is a head or crowning feature of a column.  Capitals helped spread the load above over an area larger than the column itself.

 

We show separate pages on:

 

> carved capital

> Corinthian capital

> crocket capital

> cushion capital

> stiff leaf

 

 

 

 

Capital Index

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