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perp.

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  • It is perp., almost entirely embattled, and is constructed of flints, with stone dressings.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • The chancel is perp., with a panelled arch and a clerestory.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • The church is perp.; and was largely rebuilt in 1875; two earlier structures are thought to have occupied the site.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • The roof of Westminster Hall (perp., erected 1397) shows how fine an architectural object such a roof may become.

    Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
  • The western half of the church is perp., with occasional traces of an earlier Norm.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
Related Abbreviations for perp.

perp.

perpendicular
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