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A cusp is a pointed end where two curves meet.

 

Kentish tracery makes use of 'split' cusps which form a series of V-shaped openings.  Particularly found in Kent – best examples by far are at St Mary's church, Chartham (see below).

 

See also Tracery Index

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Kentish tracery or Kentish cusp or split cusp

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St Mary's church, Chartham

Cathedral precincts, infirmary chapel

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