Ionic order, one of the five orders of Ar-
Key-stone, the highest stone of an arch,
to which a projection is usually given,
and which is sometimes cut in orna-
Lacunars, pannels or coffers in cielings,
or in the soffits of cornices, &c.
Larmier. See Corona.
List, or Listel. See Annulet.
Measure of length of different countries
being of much importance in examining
buildings, and a comparison that could
be depended on not being before col-
lected into a convenient form, the fol-
lowing modern measures have been care-
fully deduced from the best authorities;
taking the English foot of twelve inches
as the standard: