Chancel S wall showing blocked arcade (exterior)

Image of the feature "Chancel: S arcade" at Damerham.

by Ron Baxter.

Two round headed bays to a chancel aisle or chapel, since removed, and the arches blocked, presumably in the 15thc when Perpendicular windows were inserted in the blocking. The arcade is visible from the interior and exterior of the chancel. The arcade arch profile is best seen on the interior over the central pier where the puter order with an angle roll is visible. Of the supports only the W respond survives, and although its interior and exterior capitals are visible they are too worn to identify beyond noting that they appear to have plain roll neckings.