Hirsau style

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Hirsau style. Type of Romanesque architecture in Germany and Austria derived from the great Abbey of Cluny in France, and developed at Hirsau in Germany (from 1082). Hirsau-type churches had antechurches, two west towers, nave-arcades with columnar piers rather than massive square structures, plain block -capitals, and slender towers over the eastern bays of the aisles.


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Jane Turner (1996)