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Description

 

Projecting block in a wall to support whatever is above, such as a beam, parapet or arch.  Most are plain but some show decoration or a carved male or female character.

 

See also pdf of Corbel article from Canterbury Times reproduced by kind permission of KRN Media'

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Corbel

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Choir House, cathedral

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8 Palace Street  

Whitehorse Lane  

Corbel – Palace Street

 

 

Burgate

Former Boots shop, corner of Mercery Lane and High Street  

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