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Description

 

Corinthian is the third of the classical Greek orders; a ringed base supports slender shafts, often fluted, topped with a capital of acanthus leaf ornamentation.

 

See also capital index

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Corinthian capital

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Trinity Chapel, Cathedral; beside tomb of Henry IV 

George Rooke tomb, Warrior Chapel, Cathedral

Above Choir stalls, Cathedral

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