Origin of cruciform
Examples from the Web for cruciform
The church, which is said to date from the 12th cent., looks as if it had once been cruciform, with a central tower.Somerset|G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
The present St. Sophia, on the contrary, may be regarded as practically the type of the cruciform structure.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
All the ancient cathedral churches of England and Wales are cruciform in plan, except Llandaff.
The Holy Child is distinguished by a cruciform nimbus, while that of the Virgin is a plain circle.Bell's Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral|George Worley
He confounds the basilica with the cruciform cathedral, and with "the plan of the Roman forum."