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Compound pier

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  1. to which engaged or semi-detached shafts have been attached, in order to perform, or to suggest the performance of, certain definite structural objects, such as to carry arches of additional orders, or to support the transverse or diagonal ribs of a

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. In these cases, though performing different functions, the drums of the pier are often cut out of one stone

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  3. There are, however, cases where the shafts are detached from the pier and coupled to it by armulets at regular heights, as in the Early English period

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