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The triangular piece of wall enclosing the end of a pitched roof. It may be ornamented with scroll work, curves, stepped or left plain. (associated with multiple faiths)
An extra floor for seating located over the narthex or the aisles in a church. (associated with Christian faiths)
Projecting spout used to carry water from the gutter – often carved in the shape of grotesque figures and animals. (associated with Christian faiths and secular)
A monumental gateway tower to a Hindu temple. (associated with Hinduism)
North side of a church or altar. (associated with Christian faiths)
A cross-shaped church plan where the arms of the cross are all of equal length. (associated with Christian faiths)
Literally means a “historic location” – a Sikh holy place. Also a Sikh place of worship. (associated with Sikhism)
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