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Art and
architecture
Approximate Internal Dimensions of European Churches and Cathedrals.

Measurements are given in feet

Key: (a) Exclusive of chapels (b) Inclusive of chapels (c) Aislesless (d) Height of aisles of crossings (e) Including western narthex (f) Double bays covered by one vault (g) Including porch (h) Including Henry VII's Chapel (i) Height of inner aisles (j) Height of outer aisles (k) Including western tower; ARBV = Aisless Romanesque Churches with Barrel Vaulting; ARDR = Aisless Romanesque Churches with Domed Roofs; ARRV = Aisless Romanesque with Ribbed Vaulting; BVC~tc = Aisled barrel-vaulted churches, no triforium or clerestroy ; ABVC+tc = Aisled barrel-vaulted churches with triforium or clerestroy; OABVC = Other Aisled barrel-vaulted Churches; ADC = Aisled domed churches
Cathedral Name

Nave width

Bay width to center West
arm
width

East arm width

Transepts width Nave length Length Height Style Country
Orange 45 34 65 ***** ******** 140 ***** 65 AR S. France
Montmajour 43 21 45 45 97 ****   54 AR S. France
Angoltome 37 44 52 40a 58b 158 148 242 66 ARDR S. France
Fontevrault 52 43 52 62 134 186 285 66 ARDR S. France
Angers 56 50 56 56 155 155 300 80 ARDR S. France
S Radegonde Poitiers 46 46 40 57a 71b ******** 156 244 78 ARDR S. France
St. Nazaire Carcassonne 26 16 52 ***** ******** 102 ***** 55 BVC~tc S. France
Fontfroide Abbey 27 22 58 27c 90 107 177 68 BVC~tc S. France
Issoire Cathedral 25 15 52 50a 68b 92 121 205 57 - 71d ABVC+tc S. France
St. Sernin Toulouse 30 17 94 60a 85b 192 235 362 70 ABVC+tc S. France
Autun Cathedral 31 18 71 71 106 125 264e 78 OABVC S. France
St. Philibert Tournus 23 18 62 52 90 93 250e 61 OABVC S. France
St. Front Périgeux 40 **** 72 70 188 **** 220 92 ADC S. France
Le Puy Cathedral 27 25 67 32c 126 144 206 66 ADC S. France
Pisa Cathedral 43 17 1-6 106 246 170 308 92 ARCI Italy
Monreale Cathedral 47 15 87 113 113 142 300g 92 ARCI Italy
S.Ambrogio Milan 44 44f 87 44 ------------ 175 220 63 ARCI Italy
Worms Cathedral 39 36f 88 39c 111 242 356 63 ARCG Germany
Speier Cathedral 46 41f 113 51c 145 235 420 90 ARCG Germany
Mainz Cathedral 45 33f 105a 133b 82c 152 250 380 108 ARCG Germany
Jumiège Abbey ------- 18 ------ ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------ 84 ARCF France
St. Etienne Caen ------- 20 ------ -------- 131 ------- 183 72 ARCF France
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