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Photo of Chartres Cathedral

Apse with Flying Buttresses

Gothic apse of Chartres Cathedral (c.1220-60) from the east, topped with an angel. An extra row of single flying buttresses supported the apse from the beginning and a third row was added in the 14th century.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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