Definition of Post and lintel

1. Noun. A structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel).

Generic synonyms: Construction, Structure



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Literary usage of Post and lintel

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1. Sacred and Constructive Art: Its Origin and Progress : a Series of Essays by Calvin N. Otis (1869)
"The pier and arch is a general system, while the post and lintel was ... And hence the post and lintel system originated in expressing certain ideas by ..."

2. Sacred and Constructive Art; Its Origin and Progress: Its Origin and by Calvin N. Otis (1869)
"The pier and arch is a general system, while the post and lintel was ... And hence the post and lintel system originated in expressing certain ideas by ..."

3. Hints on Public Architecture: Containing, Among Other Illustrations, Views by Robert Dale Owen, Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877, Smithsonian Institution (1849)
"... when we press into a foreign service, without regard to place or purpose, as did the Romans, the column of the post and lintel manner. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"post and lintel CONSTRUCTION. That which is composed of the simplest elements, namely, uprights carrying horizontals as distinguished from Arcuate (which ..."

5. Architecture and the Allied Arts, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic by Arthur Mansfield Brooks (1914)
"These principles are the "post and lintel," used by the Greeks, ... The "post and lintel" (Fig. 1) principle of construction means upright supports, ie, ..."

6. European Architecture: A Historical Study by Russell Sturgis (1896)
"The Greeks in their buildings, which were all post-and-lintel structures, had indeed used at times, for ornament, a mere semblance of upright supports and ..."

7. A Short History of Architecture, Europe by Russell Sturgis (1908)
"The Greeks in their buildings, which were all post-and-lintel structures, had indeed used at times, for ornament, a mere semblance of upright supports and ..."

8. Screens and Galleries in English Churches by Francis Bond (1908)
"Llanrwst, indeed, has window openings in the screen, but the others illustrated have simply post and lintel construction ; it is true that the window ..."

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