unique barn in/near Castletown Estate, Ireland. What do you suppose they stored in the top portion of this barn? Maybe nothing, maybe archers were posted on top to keep out thieves or ......

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

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