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Ionic is one of the orders or classical architecture.  Look for spirals that curve downwards and inwards (like rams' horns) – these are known as volutes.  Examples shown below confirm that the Ionic capital has found continuing favour between medieval and modern times.

 

 

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Ionic capital

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Sydney Cooper Gallery,

St Peter's Street

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St Stephen's church

 

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St Andrew's church in  Watling Street

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