Thesaurus Term/Concept: ARCH

Identifier 70309
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A structure over an opening usually formed of wedge-shaped blocks of brick or stone held together by mutual pressure and supported at the sides; they can also be formed from moulded concrete/ cast metal. A component; use for free-standing structure only.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSO12118 19th Century stone wall on north side of Priory Green (Building)
Monument Type MSO10540 Archway and gate to Combe Sydenham (Building)
Monument Type MSO9486 Early 19th Century stone archway and adjoining lime storage building in Priory Green (Building)
Monument Type MDE21437 Possible post-medieval mine workings at Britannia Mine (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12113 Post-medieval stone archway linked to Dunster Tithe Barn (Building)