The arches of the Galilee Chapel at Durham Cathedral.
 
 

Notre Dame la Grande, Poitiers

The facade of Notre Dame la Grande, Poitiers, France, 12th century. This facade is a good example of Romanesque architecture in that is very solid, makes use of rows of rounded arches in which figural sculpture is to be found, and features geometric patterns as well.

The facade of Notre Dame la Grande, Poitiers, France, 12th century. (For more information about the building see Paradox Place).

This facade is a good example of Romanesque architecture in that is very solid, makes use of rows of rounded arches encompassing figural sculpture, and features geometric patterns as well.