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INDEX.
PLA
PRf
Plateresque of Spain, 599
Plates of metal to doors, 2145c
Play-ground in industrial dwellings, 3021
Plenum system of ventilation, 22786
Plinths, p. 977. And base motiWings ; in
spec., 2281o, 22846. Gothic, p. 982 et seq.
Ploughed and tongued, 2171
Plugging with lead, in .'pee., 2284rt et seq.
Plumb rule, 1890
Plumber and his boy, 318, 319
Plumber's work ; in spec., 2288. Estimating,
2377. Weighed and fixed, 2215
Plumbery, 2212 et s^q.
Plymouth ;
naval hospital, 1670
Podium ;
of an amphitheatre, 228
Point or division, 19436
; mason's, 1910
Pointed arch ; theories respecting, 294 et seq.
Eev. Mr. Whittington's and Sir Chris-
topher Wren's opinions, 300. Ancients
acquainted with, ib. Countries in which it
appeared, 301. Prevailed in the Enst, ib.
Its origin probably tliere, ib, Moller's
opinions of, 302. Appearance immediately
after first crusade, i6. Mr. Kerrich's
opinion of origin, ih. Difference of writers'
opinions, 303. Michelet's opinion, S03tt.
J. Fergusson's, 304 et seq. Combated by
E. Sharp, 3076. Ignored in Italv, ih.
; in England, 397, 400. In Italy, 318.
In France,
.")3('>.
In Venice, GIO
vaulting, I409y
or Christian architecture, 530 et seq.,
p. 9G4 et seq. In Spain, 'J84. In Portugnl,
COO. In It^ily, 008.
In Sicily, G2G. Pro-
portion,
p. 1023
Pt.ints of support, 15G3, 15811583, 2531.
Table of, in principal buildings of Europe,
1583. Table of, in (lothic buildings, 1583a.
Of apartments, 2848 et seq.
Poitiers; Notre Dame, 534. Masons' marks,
3226
Pojana; villa, cornice, 2725
Pola
; amphitheatre, 228. Arch of Sergius,
p. 961
Pole plate, 2035, 2035a
Poliphilus, Hypnerotomachia
; account of the
work,
326, p. 958. See
'
Colonna
"
Polishing marble, 2002nji
Polleyt, Eustache ; architect, 562. 2890c
Polycliromatic architecture, 171, 25112514
Polygonal figures
; used with the triani^le,
p. 1017. With the square, i6.,
p. 1018. Sub-
divisions in traeerv.
j). 995
Polygons
;
table of, 1219
Polvtechnic Institution, 1786. Ventilation at,
2278/
Pompeii
; forum, 212. Theatre, 1227. House
of Pansa, 253
Ponte, Giovanni da
;
architect, 356
Pontigny
; abbey church, G02
Poole, Sir George St. ; house for, 440
Poon wood, 1728d
Pope, Alexander, poet ; his ignorance of art,
491. 607
Poplar, 1718
Porch house,
p. 999
; not known in Italv, 609. Gothic,
p.
998 et seq.
Porchester,
Ilampsire ; castle, 391, 394, 398.
Castle hall, p'lrch,
p. 999
Porositv of stones, 16G7/, lG67jt^. Of materials,
3029
Porta, Jacopo della ; architect, 336
Porta Santa marble, 200266
Port crayon
;
its uses in drawing and in
comparing proportions, 2391 et seq. As
applied to the whole tigure, 2393
Portcullis
;
of a castle, 394
Portico
; of Septimius, 2547. Of Philip of
Macedon, 151. Doric, at Athens,
p.
944.
Brick, in spec, 22826. Columns of, 22826.
Stone, in spec, 22846. To admit carriages,
earliest, 525
proportion of Doric, tetrastyle, p.
943.
Hexastyle, p.
944. Octastyle, p.
947. I!f)-
man tetrastyle, p.
953. Hexastyle. ih.
Octastyle,
p."
954. Ionic tetrastyle, p.
952.
Ionic hexastyle, ib. Tho.-e of the Par-
thenon and Pantheon contrasted, p. 955.
Porticus ; of the Greek gymnasium, 175. Of
the IJoman house, 244. 253
Portl.and cement, IXGln et seq. Use of, 22.ilrt,
22516. In spec, 2287a. Concrete, ISdld
Safe load, 1864e
Portland stone ; its qualities, 1666/,
1667j<'.
Strength. 1667i'. Crushing weight, 1502o,
1.5026, 1502(/. In lintels, 1502/1. Aualvsis,
1GG6
Port Philip granit, 1672a
Portsmouth ; do<;ks, 1671e
Portugal ; architecture of, 367 et seq. Pointed
architecture of, 600
Post oltice, London ; ventilation, 2278/i
Posts in warehou.ses ; in spec, 22856
Pot metal gl.ass, 22316
Potash ; to soften putty and paint, 2226a
Potassi, J. ; architect, 607
Pots and jars ; in arched work, 1903i
Potter's bar ;
house at, 440. Whiel, 1839/
Power of a number, 2297/
Poyet,

;
architect, 2974
Poynter, Ambrose ; architect, tabic of French
and English architecture,
."137
Pozzo, Andrea; architect, 365
Pozzuoli, amphitheatre, 228
Practical building, 1881 et seq. Carpentry,
2003 et seq. Geometry, 999 et seq.
Priucinctio; of the Konian theatre, 226. Of
the amphitheatre, 228
Prague ; cathedral, 567, 572. Proportion of,
p.
1013
Prato ;
cathedral, 616, 626
Prebendal liou-e, Westminster; staircase, 2797
Prenzlau ;
church of St. Mary, 572
Presence or ]irivy chamber, 415
Preservation of stone, 1667/(, 1 739 e< .<c7., 1779
et seq., 2i7ni. Of Iron, 22736. Of timber,
1730 et seq.. 174iS et seq.
Pre-sure
;
piers, vaults and arches, 1351 it
seq. Walls and piers, 1500 et seq. E:irth
against walls. 1584 et seq. Wind ag,iint
walls, 1592a. See
'
Crushing,"
'
Compres-
sion," &c.
Priam's palace had fifty chambers, 140
Pricking-u[i
;
jjlasterer's, 2240
Priene ;
temple, 153
Priests; ridicule of, 311
I'rimarv Gothic, 537
Priming coat, 22G, 2273A, 2276/
Princi|)al rafters in a roof, 2035a
Princip'es of composition, 2825
Prior park, near Bath, 513
Prisons ;
Newgate, 523. The steen at Ant-
Averp, 563
Private buildings
;
general observations
on,
2983e<<'fy. In towns, 2990 f/ .W7.
Connnon
Louses of London, 2992. Of a grade
higher,