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Description

 

Type of bar tracery introduced around 1300.  Relies on simple symmetrical shapes in intersecting moulded ribwork, especially circles and trefoils.  An amplification of Y-tracery (q.v.).

 

See also Tracery Index

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Intersecting tracery

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King's School viewed from Monastery Street

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