skew arch

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an arch whose jambs are not at right angles with the face

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MONUMENT Kielder Viaduct's seven arches - built at an oblique angle - are a fine example of the skew arch form of construction
The obvious place is Rainhill railway station, a handsome and historic 1840s structure in a perilous state propped up by scaffolding, adjacent to the world's first skew arch, still carrying the busy A57 trunk road.
The viaduct represents the finest remaining example of the skew arch form of construction.
Skew Arch is a funny little site that (like many these days) could develop into something important and comprehensive.