Thomas did not believe that a barrel vault was used in these apartments; the span would have been too great.
The church is covered by a barrel vault, the crossing of the transepts being crowned by a dome.
The Corpus Domini has its own sculptured doorway, and three bays covered by a barrel vault carried on pointed arches.
The barrel vault (a half cylinder) was known to the Egyptians and Assyrians.
They were a variant of the barrel vault of the region preferred because less material was required.
The central aisle has a barrel vault, and the side aisles quadripartite vaults.
The planks covered the barrel vault, which was called "Arches," situated beneath the roof.
Over 200 feet long, it has a dome-surmounted transept in the middle, and a barrel vault divided into panels.
The lower story is covered by a barrel vault with strong transverse arches at intervals.
The vaults commonly found are the barrel vault, the cross-groined vault, and the dome-vault.