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Description

 

Form of bar tracery in which the window mullions branch into a Y-shape - used around 1300.

 

See also Tracery Index

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

 

We have not found simple examples of Y tracery in Canterbury churches.  The style has, however, found favour in several non-ecclesiastical buildings - see examples 3 to 5 below.

Y-tracery

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St Dunstan's church

 

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Y tracery style used on Tower House, Westgate Gardens