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| Also abbreviated to ryounagare 両流. A style
of main sanctuary *honden
本殿, referred to as nagare style *nagare-zukuri
流造, found at Shinto shrines. It is characterized by a gable roof which has a long,
flowing, curved roof line on both the rear slope and the front slope. This is
slightly different from nagare-zukuri, which has a long extended front
roof and a short rear roof. Such a style is limited to honden which are
2-bays deep with aisles *hisashi
廂, added at the front and back of the structure. Both roof slopes curve up abruptly
where the hisashi and core area *moya
母屋 join. It is presumed that this style arose in the Heian period and was perhaps
influenced by the development of the worship hall, *haiden
拝殿. Example: Itsukushima Jinja Honsha Hhonden 厳島神社本社本殿 (1571), 9×2 bays, in Hiroshima
Matsuo Taisha Honden 松尾大社本殿 (,1542) in Kyoto . This building is 3 x 2 bays with narrow aisles *magobisashi 孫廂 added to the hisashi.
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