The romanesque church of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère was constructed in the century. Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, situated on the Vézère River (a tributary of the Dordogne), is listed as one of "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France.
“ One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture. ” A very good text about it.
Columns in the Natural History Museum of London. It was built from by Alfred Waterhouse after the original designer Francis Fowke died. As can be seen from these columns, Waterhouse added his own Romanesque touches.
Vézelay Cathedral Romanesque Nave The nave is composed of immense transverse arches creating a domical vault. There is no triforium, but small windows appear at the clerestory level illuminating the the vault and the huge supporting piers.