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Table 8 Appearance of the circus building in the nineteenth century

From: Circus is a performance but it is also a building—memory of circus buildings in Europe

Base shape Material Roof construction
Mostly circular grounds with pointed entrances. Spans were forty meters and over. The buildings had lodges and balconies around the stage Wooden buildings were changed by the buildings made of solid material—stone, which was richly decorated In the circus buildings, there were domes of great spans which became usual, sometimes even without bearing pillars. They started to heat and illuminate the circuses regularly