Sentence Examples

  • (see Screen), which divides the chancel or the choir from the nave.
  • In English churches these stairs generally run up in a small turret in the wall at the west end of the chancel; often this also leads out on to the roof.
  • The central tower of a church over the intersection of the nave and chancel with the transepts is sometimes called the " rood tower "; an example is that at Notre Dame at Paris.
  • He died on the 22nd of August 1818, in his 86th year, and lies buried behind the chancel of the parish church, which he had recently restored at his own charges.
  • Shakespeare is buried in the chancel of Holy Trinity church, his wife lying next to him.

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