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The stylized bud and flower of the lotus plant appear as decorative motifs in Egyptian Revival (q.v.) architecture.

 

The lotus also appears as an ornamental motif in medieval and later mouldings.

 

Local examples of both are shown below:

 

Local examples (click to enlarge and read caption)

Lotus bud

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Old synagogue, King Street

St Stephen's church, Hackington

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