An illustration of a church chapel viewed between building ruins.

Church Steeple

An illustration of a church chapel viewed between building ruins.

St. John's Church in Virginia overlooking a cemetery.

St. John's Church

St. John's Church in Virginia overlooking a cemetery.

The modern steeple cross includes hammered foliage.

Modern Steeple Cross

The modern steeple cross includes hammered foliage.

This steeple cross is found in a commune in Paris, France.

Steeple Cross

This steeple cross is found in a commune in Paris, France.

"St. Martins-in-the-fields." —D'Anvers, 1895

St. Martins-in-the-fields

"St. Martins-in-the-fields." —D'Anvers, 1895

"Steeple Head-dress. From Viollet-le-Duc." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Steeple Head-dress

"Steeple Head-dress. From Viollet-le-Duc." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893