Broach spire

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A broach spire

A broach spire is a type of tall pyramidal or conical structure (spire) which usually sits atop a tower or turret of a church. It starts on a square base and is carried up to a tapering octagonal spire by means of triangular faces.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Hubbard, Edward (2003) [1971], Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, p. 413, ISBN 0-300-09588-0
  2. ^ Pollard, Richard; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2006), Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West, The Buildings of England, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, p. 709, ISBN 0-300-10910-5