The Vaulting is generally simple, and acute, and usually of the quadripartite or sexpartite form.
St. Juliens sexpartite vault has been replaced by a wooden roof.
Noyon Cathedral had from its start planned for a sexpartite vault by building its ground supports of alternating strength.
The profiles were alike in both cathedrals, and so were the sexpartite vaulting and the embryo transept.
Notre Dame of Paris used the sexpartite system which calls for alternating ground supports.
Like most of the larger XII-century churches, the sexpartite system of vaulting was used.
It has been suggested that the sexpartite vault originated from the employment of the diaphragm arch.
Normandys invention of the sexpartite vault came about, thinks M. Anthyme Saint-Paul, through her predilection for multiple lines.
Of that time, too (c. 1180), is the double bay, surmounted by a sexpartite vault which precedes the apse.
By the addition of a sexpartite vaulting the much-discussed Lombard alternate piers were no longer inconsequent.